Thursday, November 15, 2012

Pretty, Happy, Funny, Real ~ Making a Home

We are so happy with our new home.  It is turning into the perfect fit for us.  What an enormous blessing it is to be able to finally call this house that we have wanted for seven years our own.
Pretty ~  I love my kitchen.  It deserves a blog entry of its own and will have one soon.  I still have to paint the cabinets and put the doors up and buy hardware ... but it is great.  The flow is wonderful and there are THREE built-in "Lazy Susan's"!

Happy~ There is a lot of overgrowth all over our yard.  We found a secret garden right next to our carport.  It has so much potential and the kids are busy clearing it and cutting away all of the dead branches.  We will plant lovely things and rebuild the paths.  By spring it will come back to life.  How fortuitous that we are studying the book, The Secret Garden, this year.

Funny ~ There are jobs a plenty around here.  The most popular job in the past week was cleaning off the roof of the carport.  There were lots of big branches and tons of leaves on the roof.  What kid wouldn't want to climb out the kitchen window to clear off the roof?

Real ~ Timothy's pacemaker surgery is scheduled for November 27th, just three days before the rest of the crew is supposed to be on stage for the Nutcracker.  His energy is very low and he is feeling queasy most of the time.  He isn't going to his volunteer job or any of his fencing classes because they take too much energy.  The surgery the hospital is planning to do is the easiest of the three choices, so we should be home within two to three days.  We thank you for your continued prayers.

I am joining Like Mother, Like Daughter.

Blessings, Dawn


  1. So are you guys all moved over now?

    Will be praying for Tim's procedure. Must be hard for him to be still when so much is going on around him.

    Three lazy Susans? Wow! Can't wait to see what you do with the kitchen. Is the kitchen upstairs or is the carport at a basement level?

    How fun to have a secret garden!


  2. Your home sounds lovely!! So thrilled that you are settling in so nicely!! Have you been able to sell the other yet?

    I will continue to pray for Timothy. Please keep us postd on the surgery!

  3. Praying for your ds for sure! And I am sooooooo happy to hear how much you are enjoying your new home. I do look forward to more pictures. It is always fun to see into each others worlds. I pray also that the play goes very well and look forward to hearing all about that too. [o=

    Blessings and ((HUGS))

  4. Your house seems lovely! The secret garden is exciting. I hope all goes well for Timothy.