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Thursday Thirteen: Chicago version

on Aug 4th 2011

So we went to Chicago for part family vacation and part dental hygiene conference. It was exhilarating and exhausting! I have much to share with you but seems like having the time is the issue these days. For now, a few photos. Thirteen, to be exact. 1. The Bean. 2. I just love these flags, […]

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Photo Challenge: Day 15

on May 29th 2011

Day 15: A photo of whatever you please My shoes.

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♥ Weekends away ♥

on Mar 14th 2011

My Mr. Lucky finally got to make good on his Christmas gift this past weekend! In the twenty + years we’ve been together, he’s always wanted to go to the SEC tournament…. so when I was presented with the opportunity to get tickets this year – I JUMPED on it! I gave them to him […]

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Is it Monday already?

on Feb 28th 2011

I just hate the way the work week seems to drag on and yet the weekend zips by in a split second. Seriously, why does that happen? I only worked 2.5 days last week because we left midday on Wednesday to go with the girls to the Jr. Beta Convention in Louisville. It’s an academic […]

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on Feb 21st 2011

One morning in Antigua, we were eating breakfast at Fernando’s. I looked up to see a man approaching our table holding these wooden angels. He began to tell us in Spanish that he carves these angels by hand and sells them so that he can have money to eat. He sold his angels for 20 […]

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Thursday Thirteen, 22nd Edition

on Feb 17th 2011

13 Lessons I learned in Guatemala (Are you getting tired of me talking about my mission trip to Guatemala?   I hope not because I am no where near done!) 1. There is some seriously YUMMY good coffee to be had in Guatemala. (and these coffee beans look seriously pretty!) 2. Babies with eyes so dark […]

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What would you do?

on Feb 12th 2011

After my visit to Guatemala, I’ve been following the blogs and Facebook pages of several organizations that we visited. I find myself with a heavy heart and a deep desire to do “more”. I keep looking at our expenses vs. our income for places to find extra funds to use to make donations. For my […]

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No paper

on Feb 7th 2011

One of the common signs I saw in Guatemala: (click on the photo to make it big enough to read) It cracked me up. I totally understood the situation and tried my best to comply but…. you know how hard it is to NOT drop the paper in the bowl when you’re finished?? Sheesh, more […]

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Guatemala 2011

on Feb 4th 2011

Click here to view this photo book larger If I did this right, you should see the photo book I made at Shutterfly with my favorite photos from Guatemala.  Enjoy!

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Ready to trade in the plastic

on Jan 31st 2011

I’ve had this story on my mind this week – I first heard it many years ago when Mr. Lucky and I were attending a marriage enrichment weekend, as part of a Family Life group. Jenny was a bright-eyed, pretty five-year-old girl. One day when she and her mother were checking out at the grocery […]

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