John 3:16

"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have eternal life."

Friday, August 14, 2009

A Great Dinner with Family

We had a very nice time together last night as we celebrated Spencer's 13th birthday, which is on Saturday. We went to the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant and ate all we could possibly hold. But better than that we talked and laughed and shared such sweet memories, new and old. I love my family and I miss them so very much. Seems we hardly get together any more except for a quickie at Christmas. I hope, with God's help, we can do better about our visits before this life passes us by...and it's going by so fast. Spencer and Shelby are growing so fast. It only seems like yesterday when I held Shelby as a newborn and kept her for the first month of her life. Where has the time gone? Please treasure the moments you have with your children. There's no better time than the present. It's God's blessings for you to own; but like manna in the desert it has to be enjoyed will not be there tomorrow!

We have the best grandchildren in the world. Oh, and Dad and Aunt are jewels, too!!

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Blogging Without Obligation

After coming across what seemed to be the 4000th or so post on someone’s blog starting with “I’m sorry I haven’t posted in awhile.” I decided it is time to rethink what makes a good blog and the expectations that have come to be part of it. I am thinking that no one should utter those words again . . .and with that thought I give you Blogging Without Obligation. •Because you shouldn’t have to look at your blog like it is a treadmill. •Because its okay to just say what you have to say. If that makes for a long post, fine. Short post, fine. Frequent post, fine. Infrequent post, fine. •Because its okay to not always be enthralled with the sound of your own typing. •Because sometimes less is more. •Because only blogging when you feel truly inspired keeps up the integrity of your blog. •Because they are probably not going to inscribe your stat, link and comment numbers on your tombstone. •Because for most of us blogging is just a hobby. A way to express yourself and connect with others. You should not have to apologize for lapses in posts. Just take a step back and enjoy life, not everything you do has to be “bloggable”. •Because if you blog without obligation you will naturally keep your blog around longer, because it won’t be a chore. Plus, just think you will be doing your part to eradicate post pollution. One post at a time. . .

Easy Snacks

You'll find some great and quick snacks to have on hand at this site. Though it refers to kids, they are great for anyone. After all, we're all humans! Run HERE to see them.

Meals for Energy

Click HERE to get some great meals for pre race day and post race.

Our Races Through 6-01-09

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