Author Archives: Lora

About Lora

I am a 40 something wife to my patient and talented husband Scott, Mom to my five children (from toddler to teen) and oldest sister to eight siblings. I am interested in too many things, love to read everything around me, and have developed a strong interest in design and renovation along with my husband. I am conservative, Christian, and by the grace of God, trying to find His way through the ups and downs of my life.

best way to end the summer

Our last week of summer was spent doing all the summer things we like to do but don’t get a chance to do enough of.  We spent a week at Georgian Bay swimming, playing in the sand and most importantly … Continue reading

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Perspective

Why is it that the warm glow from windows at night look so safe and reassuring from the outside?  Why does the blackness outside from the inside point of view feel so gloomy?  You go for a walk at night … Continue reading

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Best Friends

Aren’t the friendships of childhood so sweet and easy?  Too bad we have to grow up and things become complicated. ~ Lora

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Nap time ruminations

I find myself in the recliner, neck pillow adjusted and minky blanket covering from neck to toes. It’s 4:45 and dinner is being handled by the crock pot. The sun is quickly setting and I can see the silhouette of … Continue reading

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Music

I grew up with music always playing in our home. We had a trusty old record player with two brown speakers in our dining room/family room. The open part of our pine hutch was filled with the record player and … Continue reading

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Getting my feet wet

Hello anyone who is still out there…..  I haven’t blogged in ages and am not sure if I might begin again.  I feel like I’ve kind of lost my voice and I am also thinking about how much I want … Continue reading

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Over rated and under rated

This month celebrated a holiday fraught with expectations and disappointments. Of course I am talking about Valentines Day. When I was young and single, I would dream of a perfect date hitting all the right notes… candle lit ambiance, a … Continue reading

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