Author Archives: A Story of Us

About A Story of Us

My grandparents 57th wedding anniversary and my first wedding anniversary motivated to journal the adventures life brought our way . I hope to amuse the friends and family I have all over the country and, when I am my grandmothers age, look back at what I have written and chuckle. It's been four years since I began and the snickers I bring myself as I look back propel me to write on. Cheers to the future and happy memories of the past.

highs and lows

Wes came home the other day and asked me what my highs and lows were for the year. So much good stuff happened this year and I’ve recorded very little of it here. We asked Evelyn the same question and … Continue reading

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The twinkle toes

Oh gosh, these two. Twins are, most definitely, an experience. They’re hilarious, amusing, trying, captivating, fascinating and nonstop. I think it was in the month of November when the kids and I really settled into a nice rhythm; breakfast together, … Continue reading

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Counting sheep

The other night the five of us were sitting on the couches after the twins had gone to bed and Evelyn turned to me with shining eyes and said, ‘Mom, do you know what we do after you tuck us … Continue reading

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a week in december

I woke up Monday morning a bit depressed and defeated. I’d had great plans for the coming week and weekend but two of the kids had fevers in the night, I could tell I was coming down with something and … Continue reading

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A summer week

It’s sabbath. Sunday. The best day of the week. We stop. Rest. Delight. Worship. And then the kids or Wes go out and invite various neighbors over to grill pizza with us in the backyard. This Sunday John and Debbie … Continue reading

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my life is making sense.

How do I know this? Because I baked muffins on Sunday, cookies on Monday, and a quiche on Wednesday. All extracurricular food that we did not need for survival, which points to the fact that life must be developing a … Continue reading

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do we think we’re crazy?

It takes us a minute to get there. But generally we find out that yes, we do think we’re crazy, when I tell Wes that someone is expecting a baby and they have twins Ivy’s age. And he’s like, ‘what?! … Continue reading

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