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elizabeth
I am wife to a wonderful husband, mom to two beautiful children; I aspire to spread bits of sunshine.
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sometimes things shatter: relationships, health, plans ... and sometimes we don't get to pick up the pieces till later. maybe a few hours later; maybe a few weeks later; maybe a few years later; maybe many years later, and maybe... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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Number of Mass Shootings in the US, 1982 through March 2021 Boulder Colorado yesterday, Atlanta, Georgia five days ago. 18 people who had their lives violently taken from them. 18 families who had a loved one torn from them. Two... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2021 at bits of sunshine
it was such a great birthday! and i highly recommend just deciding to take a personal day with your best peeps. :)
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it was a perfect birthday!
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thanks! it was such a good idea! i'm glad we just did it!
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fresh air fresh kicks fresh flowers fresh fruit a fresh perspective and don't you be fresh with me, missy but maybe, maybe i should be fresh a little bit sassy a little bit stand-my-ground and stand-up-for-myself and stand-up-for-you and maybe... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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yesterday was my forty-first birthday. and when the alarm went off, i rolled over and sleepily said to ben, "let's just all stay home." and he said, "do you want to?" and i said,"yes. yes, i do." i peeled myself... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2021 at bits of sunshine
hi! so much goodness and love to you! i am happy to see you here!
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Posted Mar 6, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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cancel culture currently a buzz-word. a trendy comment. * a certain loud individual is not being allowed to use certain social media platforms. {gasp} cancel culture nothing in the constitution prohibits a private company from enforcing its own policies; if... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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just beyond the doorway he lies on the couch, she puts the last dish in the cupboard just beyond the fence he returns the rake, she pulls a weed just inside the garage he hands her a wrench, she turns... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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i have been reading a lot more this year. ever since ben and i got the new bookshelves and i unpacked more books and ordered some new ones and found a few at the thrift store . . . i... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2021 at bits of sunshine
thank you, dear betty. i would love to invite you in for tea.
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painting their black silhouettes on an open sky sometimes everything has to be inscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside you sometimes it takes a great sky to find that first, bright and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2021 at bits of sunshine
thanks, dear friend <3 i hope that your week is lovely, as well.
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all of the art in our living room has a story. and i love that about our home. i want to tell you a bit about some of the pieces. the wooden Jesus was a wedding gift from our dear... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2021 at bits of sunshine
yes! stickers and good paper - such a happy combination! ben and i just finished _the crown_ so now i can watch something from the list i posted here. i hope your weekend was cozy! xoxo
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yes! so much good! 💚
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I love woodwick candles! That is what I had burning - I think the “fir” scent. I wonder if you have been riding your bike? This week, the temperature plummeted well below zero. Ben and I bundled up and walked one evening - but wow! Stay cozy!
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these flowers:: for brightening my workspace this mask:: for being so comfortable against my skin and for not fogging my glasses too badly this notebook:: for the space to write and also, the stickers arranged by maddie this mug wrap::... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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today my facebook memories made me want to write a blog post. to revisit some of the moments here, in this space. eight years ago today we were in fergus falls, minnesota, with blizzard conditions - i remember the wind... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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a list of ten random things again: right now i am on my couch listening to the hockey game in butte. isaac is playing, ben is there watching, maddie is out with a friend for a bit, and later she... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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ten things i miss this space, so i am jumping into it on a thursday toward the end of january. the sun is shining in through my window, the high temp today is forecast to be 42 degrees F, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2021 at bits of sunshine
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dear ones, after the {waiting} post, i decided i should post an update. our living room is now mostly put together and feeling like christmas. and we have been enjoying spending time in this cozy space reading and visiting and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2020 at bits of sunshine
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lake, water, sunshine, but cold enough for ice blue the four of us smiling, laughing, moving, breathing making merry and bright Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2020 at bits of sunshine