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Birthday Weekend

Birthdays are a big deal to Silas. He’s been asking me, “How old am I today?” to see if he’s still three or if he’s gotten older overnight. We talked about my birthday this past weekend, so now he knows … Continue reading

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Colts Love

After months of waiting, Stephen (and I) finally made it to the Colts vs. Cardinals game! We had seats in row 19 near the fifty yard line. While we had great seats, the game didn’t live up to our expectations—to … Continue reading

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Formal Dinner

Every Tuesday Stephen heads downtown to the office of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). GPEC is one of GreenLoop’s clients, and Stephen is scheduled to manage their IT needs on a weekly basis, so he’s been able to get … Continue reading

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This Mystical Thing Called Marriage

Marriage is not what I expected. It’s better, richer, deeper, fuller. Marriage is common grace. Grace given to believers and unbelievers alike. Grace that allows each marriage—each union of man and wife—to portray Christ’s relationship to His Church. What wonder! … Continue reading

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Romantic Carefree Getaway

Carefree. Where we spent the night. Carefree. How we felt. We took our first ever overnight date since having kids. And we can’t wait to do it again! My friend, Rebekah, insisted that we should let her babysit the boys … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Happiness

Over the past two months, Stephen’s work load has significantly increased at GreenLoop IT Solutions. Working as a Sr. Field Engineer, Stephen travels all over the East Valley—Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, Queen Creek—and downtown Phoenix. He installs servers, manages networks, troubleshoots … Continue reading

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Love–15

It was a tennis date. Yes, Stephen and I do have a few moments of “alone-togetherness” in the middle of this precious, chaotic little-boy-world we live in. We have been gifted a monthly date night by our dear friends Ryan … Continue reading

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Because Love is Something to Celebrate

Holidays are highlights throughout the year. They mark time, seasons, emotions, life,and important rememberances. They are memory-making times. Holidays motivate me to celebrate life and relish my family. Valentine’s Day is one holiday I want to make special because love … Continue reading

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A Desert Family Fall

My cousin, Laura, and her husband Chuck came for a short, but fun-filled visit last week. Silas made sure Uncle “Tuck” knew that all cars, trucks, airplanes, boats, and motorcycles go “Vrroom! Beep! Beep!” Aunt “Wawa” was able to take … Continue reading

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Favorite Birthday Yet

There’s nothing quite like being a St. Patrick’s Day baby. It’s a holiday, but not really, but it is. Everyone’s feeling a little festive, and there’s usually always a parade. My favorite childhood birthday has to be the year we … Continue reading

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