day twenty three

*** a picture of your favorite book *** i have so many (you can see “teacher tidbits” for others) but i chose this one because i can read it once a year and never tire of it.   so funny, with the BFG’s charm and his own language, i laugh my way through it. Facebook Comments

Continue Reading

day twenty one

*** a photo of something I’d like to forget ***  i’d like to forget diabetes my husband was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in march of 2009 just shy of a year after we were married. i am so glad he was diagnosed then, so we could go through the process and learning together, but […]

Continue Reading

day nineteen

*** a picture and a letter *** Dear Dandy, I love and miss you. I think of you every day. The legacy you have left with me is so special. I am your namesake and take pride in that. As an Alexander I value family, work hard, love God, and truly believe in laughter, imagination, […]

Continue Reading

day eighteen

*** a picture of  your biggest insecurity*** ever since i was a kid and my sister hated that i was “bosy” and told me so, i have had an insecurity about it. i’ve worked to change, and be better at this. and i am better. not perfect but better. still though the phrase “you’re bossy” […]

Continue Reading

day seventeen

*** pictures of something(s) that have changed you *** yes… took some liberty and chose three. first my women & wine group who have been meeting for a year. discussing growth and god. secondly budgeting has transformed my (our) life. and finally teaching four years of teaching see the pumpkin patch from October of 2007, […]

Continue Reading

day sixteen

*** a picture of something that inspires you *** my grandmothers – “grandma maryott” and “honey” – absolutely inspire me. not only do they defy odds and embody the “young at heart” statement… but they are friends with each other! and raised kids who like and love them, and created families that are desperate to […]

Continue Reading

day fourteen

*** a picture of someone you couldn’t imagine your life without*** my auntie toni is like a second mom and truly a hero of mine. she has always loved me, hasn’t always liked me – for good reason, and is so dedicated to me as a person. she is inspiring, full of laughter, gives great words […]

Continue Reading