Every Hair On Your Head

Archive for March 2009

Every Hair On Your Head

Today, I was home with my son Bennett who was sick. He is my snuggler, my thinker and my questioner. He likes to ask those big questions like Why did God make the sky blue?, When will I get to see Grandma Margaret again (she passed away in Dec 2006)? How come people have to…

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Mondays Matter: Week 13

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Way To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza. This is an idea that is near and dear to my heart…Books and Reading Donate Books 61% of low-income families have NO books in their homes. 55% of children have an increased interest in reading when…

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10 Years

Ten years ago today I married the love of my life. Actually 11 years ago tomorrow I met the love of my life. At least for me, I knew immediately that he was “the one”. From the day we met, we hardly spent a day apart and it has been that way ever since. I…

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Review: Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers by Sarah Thomson and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg’s twelve-year-old daughter,…

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Buddy and Baxter

You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense. – Jane Pauley I found our cats Buddy and Baxter having an afternoon nap together today. Wouldn’t it be great to be a cat…just for a day? Buddy (on the left) was my husband’s cat and Baxter was my cat. At first, when we brought…

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Mondays Matter: Week 12

Taken from the book, Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways To Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza Party With A Purpose!Every week there are 79,623 births, 42,884 weddings, and 5,812,037 birthdays! Whew!Birthdays are the #1 reason people celebrate!ACTION STEPS!1. Select a charity, cause or purpose you wish to support.2. Decide which holiday or…

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Spring Flowers!

All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar. ~ Helen Hayes Yesterday I raked away my leaves and found spring rising up out of the dirt in my flower…

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The Birds Are Singing!

My daughter Reagan (age 4) and I are sitting in the living room. The windows are open because it is a beautiful day outside. I just finished painting her fingernails and toenails a pretty pink color. All of a sudden she said, “Mom, the birds are singing! Do you hear them?” The birds had been…

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Review: Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

In the summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the 8th grade social food chain. Then, the “coolest girl in the world” moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. Tully Hart seems to have it all – beauty, brains, ambition. On the surface they are…

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Mondays Matter: Week 11

Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways to Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly BozzaRegister To Vote71 Million registered voters didn’t vote in the 2004 presidential election.ACTION STEPS:1. Register to vote by using the national Mail Voter Registration Form. You can get this at http://www.rockthevote.com/ or http://www.eac.gov/2. Register in Person at…

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