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Entries from December 2005

what a year for a new year!

December 31st, 2005 No Comments



December 30th, 2005 No Comments

Tom Askman, my favorite Proff at Eastern Washington U, used to tell me that a painting would tell me when it was done. He said there would come a point when it would just *click*. An artist could work on a painting for years before that point came, and an artist had better not continue […]


cure for the flu

December 29th, 2005 No Comments

I woke this morning feeling like a train had hit me. Maybe I have the flu? ick! I was having a hard time standing at work…luckily I only had to stay for 3 hours. =) I came home and fell straight asleep. What really made me feel better though was going out to eat with […]



December 28th, 2005 1 Comment

This entry has a soundtrack…=) You can listen to it while reading if you click the link at the end. =) The Carpenters sing, “rainy days and Mondays always get me down”. I love rainy days! I’ve always felt like rain was some kind of divine sign that I’m loved. It’s been raining alot lately. […]


Abraham Moses Hawker

December 27th, 2005 2 Comments

Here he is! All those who are dying to get a glimpse of him, here he is! We got to talk to Josh and Julie the other day, and they are great! Julie and Abe may be able to come home from the hospital before too long. *big grin* I can’t believe that Josh is […]


I…can’t resist!

December 25th, 2005 No Comments

Tried all day. Can’t let the day slip without saying something…so I’ll say it here, where his eyes do not rest. =) Merry Christmas Brian!!!! =) I miss you, I love you. Hope that the rest of you have had a fantastic Christmas! The first chapter in ours is almost complete! (Eric, Kat, and Kaitlyn […]


we love you already!

December 25th, 2005 No Comments

Abraham joined our family yesterday! He weighs in at just over 5 lbs…but at 17 inches, he’s already looking like Dad (freakin’ tall and skinny). He’s in the NIC unit still, but doing great, and so are Mom and Dad! Super yay! Me and the sibs are just about to cook some breakfast and then […]


just like Martha

December 24th, 2005 No Comments

a girl at work who has only known me for a few weeks commented to me the other day that I was “just like Martha”. *grin* It was simply an observation by her, but I took it as a compliment. And tonight– I felt like it too! Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, and, as is tradition, […]


how old am i?

December 23rd, 2005 No Comments

so… there are three days until Christmas and as I get older I’ve learned some things about it. I used to carry around this little crowd-clicker thing to count the Christmas lights that I would see. It was the modern solution to a wonderful little tradition that my brother and I had growing up. We […]


the best

December 21st, 2005 No Comments

This is a photo I took last year of my super wonderful family. We won’t all be together for Christmas this year…but somehow, it’s ok. =) Growing up and growing apart has been hard on me. My brothers and sisters are my best friends (I don’t care if that makes me a dork!)..so, *glowing* I […]