bits and pieces


a piece of life.
Lately, life has been a rollercoaster. That sounds so stereotypical, like a lyric from a song. But it honestly has. Full of highs and lows. Laughter and tears. Sometimes it all feels like its about to unravel. But there's peace. There's hope. I can rest in knowing God's in control all the time, everywhere. Even if I can't see it, there's always a bigger picture to what is happening, something greater and for His glory.

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a bit on the header.
Okay. This might be the one. Ahem, let me back up a bit and explain. As you might have noticed, my header changes quite frequently and rapidly. This is mainly due to my extrememly almost always undecided mind. I've been creating headers for the past few hours and I think this one will stick with me for a while. What do you think? I would really love it if you gave me some advice, suggestions. Because I pretty much thrive on your comments.

a bit of julian smith.
Ha. {slaps forehead} I don't really know why I haven't shared this with you sooner. You might have heard of this guy, Julian Smith. He makes short films and releases them on youtube and his blog. He's a genius, really, and has become realatively famous. Rightfuly so too, for his films are hilarious. Anyway, you can click here to go to his website. You'll either find yourself in a histarical fit of laughter, or raise your eyebrows and begin to think I'm strange. c:

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a piece of spring.
Sigh, the weather has warmed up yet again and spring has decided to grace us with her presence. I have the feeling this weather won't last too long though. I overheard my grandfather saying that we still have three or four more "winters" to come. Blackberry winter, locust winter, redbud winter, dogwood winter... who knew? I'm not sure if I should feel sad that spring might be leaving again, or to shrug my shoulders and take a good long laugh at these winter titles.

a bit on spelling.
Just so we're clear, I am definitely not the world's best speller. And when I got my computer back last week, I lost that wonderful, wonderful little beauty called spellcheck. I feel lost without it. So if you see a word that doesn't fit into context or, ha, maybe isn't even classified as a word, you'll know why. For the record; I'm a bit of a perfectionist when it comes to "your, you're" and "were, we're". Not sure why, but I always have been. Do you have any grammatical pet peeves? Do tell!

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  1. I was totally just thinking how much I love your header. it's beautiful. :)

  2. I love your header - so gorgeous! I love the colors in the photographs. And Julian Smith is totally hilarious...I saw his waffles video a few weeks ago and pretty much died.
    Don't worry - I'm a self proclaimed grammar nazi. Seriously. My biggest grammar pet peeve is the misuse of apostrophes (or should I say apostrophe's? heh ;)). Sigh.

  3. Rollercoaster? Last week was that for me. :(

    Header? LOVE!!!!

    Julian Smith? Genious. Seriously.

    Spelling? hate it. I'd be so lost without spellcheck too! I don't want to think about the day I don't have it!

  4. alright, I'm in LOVE with this last picture of the three little ones. so adorable!!! :)

  5. #1. My life is feeling like that's so nice to know that we have an awesome God.
    #2. The header? Um..WONDERFUL! I love it. I wish I would've thought of that....;)
    #3. Julian Smith is pretty much the best person on Youtube. Ever. I have been watching him for over a year!
    #4. Spelling pet peeves, yes. I have lots. I am a huge English freak so I am always going around correcting people, whether it's spelling or pronouncing.

    The last photo is beautiful. :)

  6. Great pictures! I really like this header too! I think you should keep it :)

    Bella Skye

  7. i would never EVER think you're weird for thinking julian smith is funny. AHAHAHA my favorite is the Expensive Haircut one. it's just SO RANDOM.
    i love your header too! maybe when you get a chance you could make the fonts a little more cohesive... maybe make it the same font as this, Courier New or whatever. but it's your blog, totally up to you !!

  8. So sweet! I love your new blog and thank you so much for those journal links! I'm going to buy a couple :D I love them!

  9. LOVE the header. its a keeper ;)

  10. Another great post! Cute pictures! I love Julian Smith too! He's hilarious!

  11. Oh and I love the header too :)

  12. Love the header. It's got a sweet family feel to it... not sure that's what you were going for but it warms my heart.

  13. Beautiful photos! I especially love the last one of the three little ones sitting in a row, but they are all wonderful!

  14. Beautiful post...and I LOVE the header!

  15. Hey M! I posted a fashion challenge on my blog. I thought you'd like it! :)


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