Posts Tagged ‘will’

Tee it Up: A Golf Party & HOORAY for Finding the Lost Photos!

Several weeks ago, I spent some serious hours on my computer and scouring my office looking for Will’s birthday party photos. I had all but given up. And cried. Not because the photos were going to take Pinterest by storm, but because the memories would only reside in my brain and nowhere else. It was…

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A Teenager, Again: Happy 14th Will

Today, our oldest turns 14, and y’all know what that means. It’s time for me to get sappy. But, I’m also painfully aware that what I write on this blog is now read, and approved, by said 14yo. His friends read this space sometimes, so I’ll do my best to keep from embarrassing him. This…

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A Bishop’s Greatest Lesson

This Bishop taught me to love. More importantly, he taught my son to embrace holiness. Today, Bishop-Elect Daniel Garcia will become Austin’s first Auxiliary Bishop. And, no doubt the Mass will be beautiful. I’m quite certain there will be some poignant moments as his family recognizes his new appointment. The altar will be spectacular as…

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So…about Christmas

I know. We’re nearly 30 days out from Christmas Day. Math isn’t my strong suit. I shared a bit of the Whitaker family Christmas, but thought I’d show you the rest. You know, because I’m timely like that.¬†Rather than give you the montage of what we did, I’m sharing my ten favorite moments¬†of Christmas Eve…

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It Was Holly and it Was Jolly: Christmas 2014

In total, I think we hosted 16 people, other than our family, for the Christmas holidays. That’s a whole lotta crazy fun right there. Let’s start with the Nutcracker. For the fourth year, my mom took the girls and I to Ballet Austin’s Nutcracker. As usual, it was fabulous. We’ve managed to time it so…

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