Showing posts from October, 2015


Conversations I have with people are....interesting.

For example: 

Me: Ugh. Can't keep anything straight. Need pain meds. Though I'm not sure if the pain meds will make it better or worse! LOL And I still need to get to Target. Hrmph. Sometimes I don't feel like adulting.


My cousin posted this the other day. I can so relate, though I know you meant it on a pain level instead of maturity, which I can relate to even more!

Me: Pain level, maturity - both!!! I so just want to throw a fit and stomp my feet and throw myself dramatically onto my bed. But it would hurt too much! 
And then there are the conversations I have with my children. 
Children: Minecraft mumbojumbo blah blah blah Magic the Gathering gobbeldygook.
Me: What is this language which you are speaking? Nothing you say makes any sense to me. It's like I've been transported to another planet or something. 
Child: Can I do math? 
Me: No, you may not do math. We need to do other things. Like watch a movie or s…

On Fire

The trees and the sky were on fire. It was our first morning at Camp Calumet in Freedom, New Hampshire and the views from the shore of Ossipee Lake couldn't be more spectacular. Siting on the beach, serenity warmed me in the cold October morning air. Children expressed their eagerness to go to breakfast as I found it increasingly difficult to pry myself away from the beauty God was blessing us all with that morning.

It was a weekend full of fun, good food, pumpkin carving, apple cider making, crafting, playing games, hiking, and all the other usual activities. We met great people and reconnected with friends from prior years. 

The lake holds my fondest memories of the trip. As the long weekend wore on, the trees were increasingly ablaze with color. Just the sight alone captivated me. I had some wonderful conversations with my children on the beach and was blessed to really connect with my oldest child, which isn't always easy. 
The pontoon boat ride sparked great conversations an…