We came here as a family…

 

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We came here as a family; we’re leaving as a two-some.

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I’ve been busy packing away memories this week in hopes of sharing them with the next generation…

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Packing away the Dickens’ household only took part of an afternoon.

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One box per room.

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Interjected in the packing, for sanity’s sake, are tandem rides and quick meals out, shared in picturesque places…

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By next week this time we will be officially homeless, with all our worldly goods boarding the ferry one last time…

It’s good to be in this thing together.

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–LS

“Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations.” Ps.90:1

Still Mine

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There’s no place to convalesce like home.  And no better time for it  than spring. In all honesty there hasn’t been much convalescing to do; my eye is fine.  But avoiding strenuous activity was what the doctor ordered so… have been trying to comply.  Does weeding count?!

It’s been a sweet thing to be back ‘home’ for my favorite of seasons, but a little bittersweet to see all the little wonders that will be sold with the house.

But for now, they’re mine:

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The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, right?  And I am His. So….

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Wanna’ buy a house?  It comes with the flowers!

–LS