Wednesday, September 5, 2012

My Boys' Best Friend

When I get to heaven and see Jesus face to face, I'm sure I'll be overwhelmed by His glory, His goodness, His brightness. I will have one question though. Why do dogs have such a short life span? Our sweet Lucy of 12 years, in our childlike minds, is with Jesus:)

Every pet owner brags about their pet, how sweet or smart she may be. Lucy was definitely that. But not every dog would put their pride aside like this clown.

You know it's love when your 2-year-old wants to be your dog for Halloween.

Or when she follows her little man around everywhere.

She was the sister he didn't have, and still doesn't, I guess. ;)

Again, the pride.

About 2 years ago, in the middle of all the craziness of the adoption, Lucy freaked. She knew something was happening. For about 3 months, she chewed blinds, ate carpet, broke her own teeth trying to get out of her cage. Santa even had to leave her a warning.

But after the little boys came, all was well in her world again.

My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am. ~Unknown

Monday, August 20, 2012

Off to school

Today was Ben's first day of school. Bittersweet. Even though we were sad when Jack left for kindergarten, we had 5 years with him in preparation for that moment. Only having one year with Ben definitely made us realize how short our time has been with him. It's hard to remember what life was like before them. :)

Jack's first day was last Tuesday. I'm so thankful for his excitement and passion to go to school every day. He absolutely loves it. :)

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Lazy Saturday

We had a whole lot of nothing to do today, so this is what we came up with.


It's all fun and games until the competition gets the best of everyone. ;)

Thursday, August 9, 2012


"The more we know of God, the more we realize that when He permits us to pass through deep and dark waters, it is not because He is powerless to deliver us, but because a beneficent and eternal purpose is being worked out in that process. And what is more, we discover that God is not interested merely in working out His purposes in us, but in imparting to us a richer sense of His presence." -Selwyn Hughes

"You have made me rejoice in this, LORD, by what You have done." Psalm 92:4

I love this.

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Week in review

Finishing up swimming lessons.

Springbrook Sprint Triathlon