Category Archives: Germany

Another grandson!

The last day of January, Nekoda Wald Christianson joined our family!  He is such a precious bundle and I love him to the moon and back already! Every time I get new pictures of our grandchildren, it makes my day! … Continue reading

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2017

A new year with new opportunities, but what I do, how I react, how much I love, how often I forgive, what I think–all of that will be the formation of 2017.  I desire to make wise choices, walk close … Continue reading

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Christmas Time Is Here

Christmas music in the background, a cheesecake finishing up in the oven to take to our Advent’s coffee and cake time at church tomorrow, Christmas decorations all over, and strings of lights making the cold and dark seem a little … Continue reading

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Fall Vacation

Fall school vacation is half over.  This is the time of the year where I love the German school system–we had barely gotten going at school and it was already time for a break.  Of course, the down side is … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Four weeks ago today I was on my way to the Minneapolis Airport as the beginning of my long trip home.  The summer trip, so long in the planning, is now just a fading, but wonderful memory.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Almost grandbaby

This morning when I got up, there were pictures from a photo shoot of Adam and Heidi where Baby Berry is obviously soon to make his/her appearance.  I love the suspense of not knowing if it is a girl or … Continue reading

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June

Hubby and I celebrated our 29th anniversary this past week.  Although we had a plan for our lives when we got married, there has been so much in our lives that has not been planned.  It was impossible to see into … Continue reading

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Impossible

We have been reading the book, “Things Not Seen” by Jon Bloom, as a family.  Yesterday the chapter was about Abraham and Sarah.  This first paragraph jumped out at me: “God is not content for us just to understand the … Continue reading

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Grandmothers

This past Monday, Granny moved to heaven.  When my Aunt Darleen texted me with the news, my first thought was the quote from Dr. Seuss, “Don’t cry because its over, smile because it happened.”  I am sad.  I have shed tears. … Continue reading

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April showers and SNOW!

Today, the 24th of April, it snowed.  No, it didn’t stick to the ground, but for a while, it looked like a blizzard outside!  Flowers are blooming, the leaves are budding on trees and I could barely see our neighbor’s … Continue reading

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