Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday Hodgepodge

From this Side of the Pond
Happy Valentine's Day

1. When's the last time you had a heart to heart talk with someone? A change of heart? Experienced figurative 'heart failure?'

I have a heart to heart talk with Jesus every morning. Some people refer to it as their prayer time, but I feel like I am in a conversation more than prayer.
I almost experienced heart failure Monday. Amanda, oldest daughter, Emily and little Blake, and I went to pick up Amanda's wedding dress. Emily was so happy to get out of the house and actually go somewhere besides going to doctor appointments. Blake slept all the way. He was still asleep when we got to the wedding dress shop so I happily volunteered to stay in the car with him :)  Daughters could not had been in David's Bridal more than 10 minutes when Blake began waking up. At first, he began to whimper so I talked to him. The flu is raging so we all were in agreement t to not get him in crowds. The whimper turned into a cry then the cry turned into a scream. I tried to get him out of the car seat but I didn't know how to unbuckle the dang thing. By this time, Blake's scream had turned into a full screaming fit! I texted daughter and she came right out. Within seconds the screaming subsided; he just wanted to be coddled. Shew! This was one time I was glad for cell phones! Blake calmed down, daughter went back in store to see her sister in her wedding gown and I held Blake till he fell back asleep. All was well.

2. Champagne, chocolates, flowers...what's your Valentine pleasure? Any special plans for the day?

No special plans for the day.

3. Are you a hopeless romantic or do you fall more in the category of practical and pragmatic? What's a gesture you find romantic?

I am a practical romantic.

I find it romantic to just snuggle and hold hands while watching a movie....sometimes it is the little things that are romantic. One time, hub returned home after he had just left a few minutes because he forgot to kiss me goodbye.

4. Do you ask a lot of questions in life or are you pretty content with what you already know?

Right now in this season of life, I ask a lot of questions.

5. Your favorite power ballad?

"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now"

6. Insert your own random thought here.

Hub didn't receive the news we wanted to hear yesterday at Duke but...


  1. Sorry about the news. I will keep you & hubby in my prayers.

  2. Those car seat buckles are something, aren't they!! I'm sorry about the news from Duke.

  3. I loved your answer to the first question, and I feel the same way about prayer. I will keep hubs in my prayers. I know this is a hard season and hope you're able to enjoy the wedding coming up soon.


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