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A Most Wild Story!

There is no doubt that God is always at work around us. He longs for us to see His power, His provision, His protection, His love and His astounding faithfulness every day! So here’s the personal birth story – shared with Emma and Josh’s permission and from Mimi’s very up-close vantage point.. Before booking the…

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Meet the Baby Behind the Bump

Meet the baby behind the bump!  Graham and Savannah had decided that they would not find out the baby’s gender before the birth.  It made it so exciting – we all could hardly stand it.  Baby was due September 12th and arrived a few days early…. Introducing our 12th grandtreasure! Winston Gray 7 lbs. 8…

My Three Little Guys

Abi and Ryan are away for the wedding of  Abi’s close friend.  They’re actually in Iceland.  You know the place?  Heard about it in the news lately?   Yeah.  That Iceland.  The one with the volcano erupting. Uh-huh. Right. In the meantime, we have the tremendous joy of having  their three precious little guys for 9 days. These…

The Thud

What a joy this past week has been and oh the thud that happens in my soul when everyone is gone. Ugh. Long anticipated days which take forevvvvvver  to get here and then  poof{!}  it’s over!  Anne Shirley {of Anne of Green Gables} describes how I feel each time one of our grown treasures come…

Mr. Indio Visits

Saturday Mr. Indio arrived. Oh yeah, his mom, dad, brothers Finn and Stone are here too. Finn and Elijah are bffs and haven’t been seen  without the other since Finn arrived.  Could he be any more precious? Ruby’s lovin’ all the activity Lexie asked if she could stay since she found out they were bringing…

Mimi’s Giddy

This Mimi’s heart is nearly exploding… It’s official…. Abigail and Ryan together with Finn and Stone welcome Indio Wilde Gard {6 lbs. 9 oz} Isn’t Indio adorable? So the other day Abi, Ryan and the boys got the word it was “time” and left in a couple of hours to  drive from  San Francisco to Phoenix …

This Mimi is Tickled….

So many of you prayed for our Karl back in July 2011. Those new to our Place Called Simplicity,  our precious [now] son-in-love Karl  {who was dating our daughter at the time}  was in a horrific motorcycle accident on  July 17, 2011.   A traumatic brain injury left Karl in a coma for 15 days. I will…