prairie daze

claiming our daze and our days on the prairie

play their way

i know that children will act out what they see and hear and feel.  i know that.  i am humbled by all that i expose my children to.  i am … Continue reading

August 12, 2008 · 14 Comments

summer kitchen

August 11, 2008 · 3 Comments

sammy checkers

meet sammy checkers (naomi and eliza wanted sammy and micah wanted checkers…kind of like lucky frank when i was little). we’re taking care of this little guy (complete with live … Continue reading

August 11, 2008 · 6 Comments


cuter than our cat is this lucy. the youngest of her family of 7 she is so sweet. so happy. so dang cute. i did take pictures of the bigger … Continue reading

August 10, 2008 · Leave a comment

orphanage. jail. school.

it seems that there are only a handful of things that i can do to truly connect with micah…build with legos, jump on the trampoline together, scratch the itch on … Continue reading

August 7, 2008 · 2 Comments

simple moments

there have been several distinct moments of waiting in these past days. some bringing in the soul deep relief of good news, some bringing nothing but more waiting, one bringing … Continue reading

August 6, 2008 · 2 Comments

remember harry

remember harry and hold his family close…i only know them through stories and the branches of a family tree…uncle gareth is my dad’s brother. the mystery of god has seldom … Continue reading

August 4, 2008 · 3 Comments