Yearly Archive: 2012

Dec 31

Monday Musing: The Key to Keeping a New Year’s Resolution

Jan 1st

I personally am not one to make a new year’s resolution.  Been there done that too many times and like the majority of the people out there, failed at it.  I choose to instead focus on what happened over the year, what went well, what didn’t, and go from there.  I wrote earlier about my …

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Dec 30

Sunday Scripture – Lamentations 3:22-24


The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,“Therefore I have hope in Him.” via With the start of a new year the majority of us will be making our new years resolutions.  Karen and I have already been talking about ours.  Unfortunately the majority of us, and …

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Dec 29

Top 10 Things to See or Do in Grand Teton National Park


One of our favorite national parks that Karen and I have visited is Grand Teton National Park.  We were there after a visit to spectacular Yellowstone National Park .After visiting Yellowstone we really thought our trip would be downhill from there…we were way off on that prediction.  Grand Teton National Park is one of the …

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Dec 28

M’s Week 29

M's 29 Week Photo

29 week photo We have had a fantastic week of traveling and seeing family over Christmas.  Our sweet girl did great in her car seat once again.  I am so thankful that she is getting the hang of riding in the car.  It’s about a four hour drive to get to Kenny’s Mom and Dad’s …

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Dec 27

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

the hobbit

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” J.R.R. Tolkien opened up his wonderful world to us when he first published his beloved children’s story the Hobbit in …

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Dec 26

Via’s Pizzeria: Topeka pizza redefined

via's logo

Whenever Kenny and I travel we always make a point of finding a really good pizza restaurant.  We usually check the reviews online and make sure that it is going to be something special before we order our official pizza for the trip.  Whenever we are visiting Topeka we always get the rare opportunity of …

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Dec 23

Sunday Scripture: Isaiah 9:6


For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting  Father, Prince of Peace. This week we couldn’t help but focus on a Christmas verse for our Sunday Scripture, the true meaning of …

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Dec 21

Top 10 Things to do or see in Rocky Mountain National Park

rocky mountain

Karen and I got to spend a few summer days in Rocky Mountain National Park not that long ago and loved our time there.  Like any visit to a large national park it is impossible to get everything in on just one visit.  Karen and I hit the highlights of the park as much as …

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Dec 19

Minneapolis Institute of Arts: A Very Fine Art Collection

Design of the Building

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is a must see attraction in the heart of the city of Minneapolis.  It is home to world-class art that spans thousands of years.  The museum has over 80,000 pieces of art so there will be something for everybody to enjoy when visiting.  The Minneapolis Institute of Art also brings …

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Dec 18

M’s Week 28

M's week 28

28 week photo Oh I just can’t express what a little doll our sweet baby is.  It was a bit of a hard week because I (Karen) have been fighting a horrible sinus infection for nearly the entire week.  It is awful to be so very sick and the doctor says all you can do …

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