It's random, lovely, full of misspelled words and terrible punctuation. It's about me, Erin, my family and friends, in real life. There's sugar but no sugar coating.
"Come what may, and love it!......Yet in spite of discouragement and adversity, those who are happiest seem to have a way of learning from difficult times, becoming stronger, wiser, and happier as a result." ~ Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin
August 30, 2009
~ Our home ~
I don't want it to seem like I'm complaining. I'm just writing about life so I can look back someday and call these thegood ol' days. We just finished moving AGAIN. We are living in an old house that some friends own. It is humble, and little but we are calling it home. Heath and Deric painted all the walls which turned out really nice. They had to scrape off about 7 layers of wall paper in the kitchen (talk about an all day job). I just want to say that my husband is a hard worker. He is NEVER lazy, never. There are two bedrooms in our home. One of them is smaller then some bathrooms I've seen but it fits both boys. In the other room our king size bed sits on boxes of food storage. There is one closet in our home in the bigger bedroom. It holds my seasonal decor, all the extras (TP, diapers, wipes, etc), towels and stuff, 72 hour kits and the rest of the food storage not able to fit under the bed. Oh, and Heath worked his magic so we can hang a few articles of clothing in there as well. There is no carpet in our home. Our home will be heated by a pellet stove which is suppose to cost around $250 to heat for the entire winter. Until today the water pressure has been horrible. 30-45 mins to fill the bath, flush the toilet and you had to wait to wash your hands. Today Heath changed some kind of filter and bingo, water pressure. I'm pretty excited about the water pressure mostly because that means I can use the portable dishwasher. The only door inside our home opens up to the bathroom. Our water comes from a well. This made me a little nervous but a water filtration system has eased that. Our home does not have blinds but a few curtains with homemade curtains to come. We are in the country and our home in not close to stores, however, we are close to friends who live across the street. They have chickens, horses, a cow, dogs, cats, and huge blueberry bushes. They are good people that are genuine. There is no air conditioner in our home but there is love. We are so blessed. It's true that my glasses are held together with super glue and that I have to wash the chicken poop off my eggs before I crack them. We are happy and growing and learning.
He's a Grad student. He makes pots. He likes hunting and hanging out with his boys. You can visit his blog at www.checkoutmyblogatmyblog.blogspot.com (or click the picture).
"We artist are indestructible, even in a prison cell or a concentration camp I would be almighty in my own world of art. Even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell." - Pablo Picasso
Asher helps me develop faith. He has a nerve injury on his right arm. He also has trouble gaining weight. He sees an occupational therapist 2 times a week. He is sweet and shy but has a funny personality.
this is our story.
i called him. he said yes. he kissed me. i said, "i love you." he said, "i like you twelve." (that equals i love you.) he said "will you?" i said, "yes". we got married. he started school. we had noah. i became a mom. he became an artist. we moved to pa. he became a grad student. then came asher and i became the mom of 2. we moved back to utah. he became a teacher. me? the mom of three. we are happy. we are blessed.
Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. - Emily Buchwald