just a little bit of homework for tonight…

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just before our first monsoon of the season rolled in the other evening, i plopped myself outside on the patio to watch the sun tuck itself over the horizon. the colors drew me in as i’d passed the doorway, demanding my attention the way a saturated color palette stretched as far as one could see would.  ...

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tiny bubbles and hands so clean!

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if somewhere in the world there was an award given for “best hand washer,” i’d confidently place my bets on one of my girls to take home the title. beatrice and madalena have become exceptional hand washers in the year 2020 and diligently scrub their hands during the day like it’s their favorite pastime… to put it frankly – it actually is their favorite pastime....

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life lately, according to my camera roll.

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a photo dump of almost 50 images from my camera roll documenting some happy simple moments from summertime. birthday celebrations, small adventures near our new home, and apparently a lot of ice cream dates! i’ll let the photos speak for themselves. a lot of special nuggets in here that capture the spirit of these five spirited kiddos and our new chapter in arizona…....

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a baptism in the swimming pool.

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playing a big game of catch up with my blog right now, and wanted to share this special update from a few months back! our handsome mister samson turned eight years old at the end of may and chose to be baptized.  samson was so excited for his baptism in the months leading up to his birthday and we were trying to figure out how best to make it happen for him when our church buildings (the more usual or common place where baptisms take place) are currently closed due to the pandemic....

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an arizona sunset.

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hi! how are you? how have you and your loved ones been doing the last few months?

i didn’t intend to be away from my blog space for as long as it’s been, and i thank you for your patience as a few weeks away turned into a few months. it all feels like the blink of an eye but also 500 million years of time, right?...

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