Archive for December 2009

December 26, 2009 Ian Update

I thought it would be easiest for me just to copy and paste Carrie’s latest note for those of you who are praying for Little Ian. Hey Team Ian, Things have been a few ups and downs here today, but mostly ups ­čÖé Ian had a rough night sleeping, very restless and unsettled. This morning…

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Christmas Eve Pretties

**Another Praise Break** Little Ian is doing great! Santa found him in the hospital so he didn’t have to miss out on Christmas. After the presents were opened there was a surgical cancellation so he has had a successful port placement and spinal tap with NO evidence of cancer in his nervous system! Keep those…

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The Times, They Are A'changin…

**Praise Break** Little Ian’s test results came back with great news!! His leukemia is NOT bi-phenomyopic. He has ALL Leukemia which is the best scenario. His surgery has been moved up to this morning and treatment will begin right away. Now let’s pray for successful treatment with little to no side effects. And I’ll keep…

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Requesting Prayers for a Christmas Miracle

I have an urgent prayer request from anybody and everybody. Our good friends, Matt and Carrie Silver, are experiencing something no parent should ever have to. Their 3-year-old son, Ian, was just diagnosed with leukemia. Yesterday they were waiting to find out if it was ALL or ALM (two different types of leukemia which require…

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The Perfect Year End Letter – And Not So Much

A friend of mine took my idea for the Perfect Christmas Letter and ran with it. I asked her tonight if I could post it on my blog and she gave me her permission. So I give you the Perfect Christmas Letter by Ruth S. PERFECT: faultless, without defect, of the best, highest or completest…

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Snow Time

I had to take some pictures of the first snow of the season which also means I had to post them (including the obligatory Sookie picture).

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Home Improvement

I think that term is a little misleading. It suggests that the home would be improved with whatever work is being done. I’m still working on the dining room and at this moment there is no improvement. In fact, it seems to be going quickly down hill. I finally got all the wallpaper off, but…

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Christmas Letters

I’ve been working on my annual sporadic Christmas letter. There’s a fine line between sharing the banner moments and bragging. Of course some of that is due to the perceptions of the reader, but sometimes those yearly letters are blatantly pompous. In an effort to keep mine as humble as I can I thought I’d…

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