Christmas Letter 2012 version

Every year we debate about who is writing the family letter.  This year’s version is courtesy of Jeff who was more inspired than I…. We are home and the room is a buzz!! We are setting up the Christmas tree and living room decorations (about 5 days late as far as Rori is concerned) a…

Closure?

On Friday October 19th we made one change to our daily schedule and it has turned our lives upside.  Jeff had joined us for family dinner at my parents house late, which meant he drove his own truck over.  He had been rubbing one of his eyes and despite our efforts to see what was…

The trick about blogging.

The strange thing about blogging is that some days you can have 18 ideas for a post and other days have zero.  Today I have 18 but can’t get any of them out. I’ve learned that it is wise to read better writers often, but to find my own voice in the midst of that….

Advent music

Way back in 1998 Jeff and I celebrated our first married Christmas.  I bought a Christmas cd for him to begin Advent and have done so each of the nearly 15 Christmases we’ve shared together.  Jeff’s favorite is still the first one I bought him, Vineyard’s Christmas.  Mine has been the Sarah Mclachan’s Wintersong for…

Advent

I missed the first week of Advent with my family due to a little getaway…(more on that in another post!) However, today I made it to church and heard the message: ‘Christmas Travels – What journey are you on this season?’ Starting Advent in a tropical setting is a little difficult.  Thankfully the rain and…