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Jill G
perfectionist. procrastinator. (amateur) photographer. mommy blogger.
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Oh my goodness! Not creeperish at all! In fact, I am so humbly flattered that you've kept the link to this place in your reader after so long. And I do remember you. So. Yeah. I'm like thinking about dipping my toe into the icy, cold pool of the Blog-o-sphere again. Maybe. Thank you so much for your comment! And if I do begin again in earnest, I will send you a personal invitation to the show. ;o) JG, s.g Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2012 at secret.genius [enjoy the blog]
From November 2009 to December 2010. Huge chunks are missing? Yeah. Things were rough. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2012 at secret.genius [enjoy the blog]
That was so beautiful, Megan. God used to talk to me in the shower, too. (And yes, I said "used to".)
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Cherry Cinnamon Apple Bake This dish is delicious warm or cool. Double the recipe for an extra serving. 1 cup Cherries (cut and discard pit) 2 Apples cored and chopped 3 Tbsp. Raisins (choose golden variety for a twist) 1 Tbsp. Cinnamon (or more to taste) 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg Spray... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at juice
God help us, we are going to start juicing. Like full-on juice fast detox. As soon as we can afford to buy The Machine.
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Someone grew bolder. Someone swang on The Big Swing. And slid down the fire pole on the playground and got a blister. And went whizzing through camp at night in the trailer behind Daddy's bike in the pitch dark with flashlights. Someone went swimming with the big kids. And ate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]
The last time I rode my bike was probably before Evie was born, so like five years or so ago. I was pondering that fact as I was struggling to pedal uphill on our first ride. My legs were burning. I was wheezing a little, with this wretched cough I've... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]
Yesterday, we had lunch at the local pizza joint. The five of us parade in and the owner greets us and asks how we've been and BKG says, "Good! Yeah. In fact, we just got back from vacation." And the pizza guy says, "That's great! Was it relaxing?" And I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at pretties
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at pretties
A few months ago, on the day Jamo walked, Evie and I planted the flower seeds she got in her Easter basket. I didn't tell her my secret thought, though, that morning we poked holes in the dirt, measuring short distances by the marks on our spade. My secret thought... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]
I needed to get a document notarized in order to get copies of all the kids birth certificates. We dropped in on a friend of BKG's, a notary, at a title company here in town. "Will they mind if we bring all the kids?" I ask. "Oh, they prefer it."... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]
This was the year of all that rain. Of being astounded by thunderstorms. Listening to the boom of hail canons rather than the hum of the air conditioner. And in betweens storms, gentle days of mild weather. Everyone saying, "If only. If only, it could stay this way all summer."... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]
***** Each of the boys earned the cutest little certificate for having "Bravely Received A Haircut With High Honors For Good Conduct and Grown-Up Behavior" with a little lock of their baby hair taped in the corner. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at secret.genius [silently drawn]