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Out of the Bondage of Bitterness

Out of the Bondage of Bitterness

I had the perfect recipe brewing for letting bitterness take root, for letting it fester, consume me by taking over my thoughts, and even for seeking revenge. I believe most people wouldn’t have blamed me if I had taken any one or all of those actions. After […]

Ezekiel Pierce, The 7 Year Old

Ezekiel Pierce, The 7 Year Old

Ezekiel Pierce, My first-born son, you are SEVEN now.  For some reason, age with you always hits me a little harder because you are the first of them to hit that age.  Seven feels like a big kid.  Not even just “kid”… but “big kid”.  […]

Asher Milo, the 5 Year Old

Asher Milo, the 5 Year Old

  Asher Milo, Buddy – you gotta stop growing up on me.  I know I need to “let go” and be so glad to watch you grow up – and I am… but… you’re my baby.  And while I have 3 other babies, you’re my […]

On Chasing Joy in 2017

On Chasing Joy in 2017

Oh hey! Yeah, I did revive my blog in 2017… but I didn’t do much blogging.  To be honest, I was discouraged.  I had, after all, been blogging faithfully for 7 years… and then like a thief in the night, a hacker got my blog […]

8 Years And Everything

8 Years And Everything

Skyler Pierce, You, my dear, have no idea how much you mean to me.  (And let’s be honest – you probably still won’t because we all know you’re my worst blog reader.  You always say to me that you will catch up on all my […]

Alder Hawken: A Birth and A Name

Alder Hawken: A Birth and A Name

A Birth Alder Boy, You have jumped in with two (long plank) feet into a family with three older siblings who were SO eager to meet you.  The anticipation for your birth day was just about driving them all mad.  For the past two months, […]

My Last Pregnancy (Probably).

My Last Pregnancy (Probably).

So, here I am, just jumping right back in like I said I would.  There’s so much to catch up on, old friends, but I feel first that I must talk about the biggest life change in the past year – having another son! My […]

The End of My Blogging Haitus

The End of My Blogging Haitus

Oh heeeeeey! Did ya miss me?  It has been almost exactly one year since my blog died a terrible death.  My precious-to-me blog which I had poured more than 6 years into with memories of my marriage, my babies and our life all came crashing […]

Who I Am as a Blogger

Who I Am as a Blogger

I hate the word “blogger”.  I really do.  I generally hate being fit into a box and labeled as something. But if you want to get all technical, I guess that’s what I am – a blogger. I have never shared with all of you […]

This

This

This is the little man who all the sudden is sitting up, army crawling AND eating food all within a couple weeks.  This is Zeek’s newest toy, which he can’t even ride one because his legs are too short to reach the pedals (even with […]