Motherhood my fiftieth year Timothy - Ghana

30 Favourite Things #22

There has been quite a variety of experiences or special things in this collection of “30 favourite things” — life changing or life-impacting things during my fiftieth year.  When I first began writing these entries, I obviously didn’t have a specific plan or order of importance in the posting...
my fiftieth year my story Potpourri

So, I made it… and here are some photos…

The Fiftieth Birthday… goes on and on…      It was a wonderful day!  In the first photo, I was having a cup of coffee at the Useless Bay Coffee company!  Yes!  Wes took me and his dear mother on the ferry to Langley where we enjoyed a mocha...
my fiftieth year Potpourri

30 Favourite Things #21

  It’s getting harder to decide which memory or which favourite event to share in this list of “30 Favourite Things of my Fiftieth Year.”  I was thinking today that one thing I’m so thankful for in this past year is the realization that time is passing — time...
Family my fiftieth year Parenting

30 Favourite Things #20

  In all my life, my greatest gift has been faith and salvation in Jesus Christ the Lord.  And in our marriage,  in our family – parenting – life work… we are humbled at the mercy of God… the greatest gift — the greatest joy — is walking with...
my fiftieth year my story

30 Favourite Things #19

Truly, the best cup of coffee I’ve ever had… I guess it was so good that it was worth waiting 50 years. :o)   Wes took me to the Useless Bay Coffee Co. for that unforgettable, delicious cup of coffee and a scone, too. Though the weather was stormy,...
family/friends events my fiftieth year

30 Favourite Things #17

  Wow… now my mind’s just clicking along reviewing favourite memories from my fiftieth year.  Ordinary days, ordinary things, ordinary experiences.  Somehow, when seen through new eyes, things really take on new meaning or have a greater value.  For example, because of the deaths of a number of people...
Family my fiftieth year my story

30 Favourite Things #16

Birthdays!  Birthdays! Birthdays!  These were favourite things from my fiftieth year.  I’m not sure just which birthday stood out the most over this past year.  But one birthday I was *so* extraordinarily happy to celebrate was my husband’s birthday.  As I look back I marvel at the goodness and...
Gardening my fiftieth year

30 Favourite Things #15

  A big garden.  I’m so thankful that our neighbours wanted to make it a joint effort to have a big garden. And a bigger garden we had, that’s for certain!!  It was really quite a big deal to keep that garden weeded, watered and planted and replanted and...
Family my fiftieth year Timothy - Ghana

30 Favourite Things #14

  Another thing among thirty favourite things from my fiftieth year:  Facebook!  I love Facebook!  And, this, from someone who was/is so adamantely opposed to MySpace.  Adamantly opposed.  As for Facebook “safeguards” — I have opted for the “no ads” on the sidebar and I don’t add many “applications”...
marriage my fiftieth year

30 Favourite Things #13

Another favourite memory of my fiftieth year was going to the movie Fireproof!   For a bit, the movie was blazing like a wild fire. Though I still don’t have the Love Dare Journal, one of our daughters did buy the DVD of the movie.  It really is a great...