Our Savior's love, shines like the sun with perfect light. As from above, it breaks through clouds of strife.

Apr 28, 2012


We had a full Saturday

  1st:  Greg's big race... the half marathon on TRAILS!  He ran a 9:45 minute mile... an amazing feat for those steep trails and that distance.  Also, he improved his time significantly over the last 2 years he ran this.  Amazing what being finished with his MBA does for allowing him to actually train!  The girls were great cheerleaders.

Next:  C's final soccer game of the season and pizza party.  Clara got the award for the "most times a soccer ball got kicked into her belly."  She is super proud of her trophy.

The rest of the team fought over who got to give coach Greg his plaque.

And last:  a choir concert

We sang this song, which is ridiculous because we are all classical singers and really can't pull this stuff off.  Not to mention that this is a scene from Sister Act and is a favorite with high school choirs.  I have to say, I do love the song, though.  Especially when Lauren Hill sings it.  I love the lyrics... they describe my testimony and why I live my life the way I do...

Joyful, joyful, Lord we adore thee
God of Glory, Lord of Love
Melt the clouds of sin, sin and sadness
Drive the dark of doubt away
Drive it away
Giver of immortal gladness
Fill us
Fill us with the light of day
Light of day!

Phew... I am exhausted, but grateful. 

For a full life and a full heart.

Apr 19, 2012

making lasagna

I'm not always the best at letting my kids (or my husband, for that matter) "help" in the kitchen. I like things done efficiently and my way! Today we had a great time in the kitchen together, so I wanted to record it. The girls helped me make lasagna and did a great job. They loved all of the different steps and layering and spreading things in the pan, and were so proud of the results.

C chopping mushrooms (with a butter knife)

SJ spreading the sauce

Camping with friends at Morrow Mountain

Apr 9, 2012

Easter Fun

SJ was so proud of herself for setting the table with these bunny plates.  For the four of us, she set out about 10 plates, each with one quinoa croquette. 

Here are some photos from our 3rd annual Easter Egg Hunt/Brunch.  The number of children has grown, significantly.  The adults are now outnumbered by kids... yikes!


Enjoying the spoils

Happy Easter!
I Corinthians 15:22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
(dresses from our trip to Mexico)