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seven quick facts!

Thanks to some persuasive friends and one final push from my husband, I am starting to blog again (maybe!?).  Since it has been a few years since my last blog, I am going to do some quick facts to get to know me! 282 more words

7 Quick Takes

7 Quick Takes #58

Welcome to another edition of 7 Quick Takes, in which I discuss the Olympics, the beginning of Lent, and the latest in our journey to adopt “Valentine” (the 10-year-old boy from Eastern Europe that we hosted last summer). 1,149 more words

7 Quick Takes: Growing Belly, Muffins, and Winter Nesting

Linking up again with This Ain’t the Lyceum for another round of 7 Quick Takes!


I’m officially well into my third trimester! Saaay whaat? How did 30 weeks fly by so fast?  1,382 more words


7 Quick Takes #57

This week’s topics: birthdays, good and bad news relating to our adoption of “Valentine” (the 10-year-old boy from Eastern Europe we hosted last summer), my housecleaning failure, and eyes. 950 more words

Adoption Update

7 Quick Takes #56

In this edition: More good news on our adoption of “Valentine” (not his real name), the 10-year-old boy that we hosted last summer!  I’m about to enter a new phase of my life, which will last for an almost impossibly long time.  647 more words

Adoption Update

7 Quick Takes #55

Our “paper pregnancy” has resulted in a “paper baby”!  Our international adoption dossier was completed on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at about 2:50 pm and weighed 1 pound 11 ounces.  581 more words

My Favorite Pro-Life Organizations

Today in Washington DC, about half a million people are marching up Constitution Avenue to protest the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade, made 45 years ago. 721 more words