Daenel

2258 posts
Jesus lover. Research skills of a librarian,preservation skills of an archivist,organizational skills of a soldier,domestic skills of a Stepford wife.

Small Things are Really Big Things

I have failed at writing a gratitude post every day. I didn’t write anything yesterday because I didn’t have anything “big” to write about – there were no fabulous sales, no successful culinary experiments, no children making me laugh…. The only thing that happened is that I woke up and […]

Gratitude for Plantitude

So those who follow me on twitter know that I decided to take advantage of the warm weather we had today and stain the wooden trunk I’ve been working on. What was with today’s weather? It was like 65 degrees, not that I’m complaining or anything, but wow! I have […]

Dancing with Thanks

Tonight was my daughter’s Homecoming Dance – I don’t know who was more excited, me or her. There’s something about watching your baby get all dolled up for her first big dance that makes the heart melt. And, I have to say, she looked absolutely beautiful. At the end of […]

Feeling Crafty

I’ve always been the crafty sort – I made my own paper dolls when I was kid, had a book full of poetry, crocheted blankets and scarves for friends. I even carried a sketch pad with me everywhere I went. My dad was the same way, his sketch pad and […]

Pledging My Love

In my previous life as an archivist, one of the first people I “met” was Terry. He introduced himself to me on one of the archivist’s websites and the rest is history… One of the things that I heart about Terry is that he has the best music related memes […]

Hope in Laughter

Today I’m grateful for my kids and the hope that they bring. There are times when I feel like it’s just not worth it – watching the news, seeing the craziness, man’s inhumanity towards man and I want to hang my head. Then my kids will just start clowning and […]

Tucker Family Secret

The entry way to our house is a dump. Literally. Everyone drops their stuff on the floor and just keeps going to their bedrooms, the kitchen or the family room. No one bothers to clean up in there because we’re just passing through. When we have company, I hurridly usher […]