surrounded by lovely things

Lean not on your own understanding, but rather acknowledge the Lord in all your ways and He will make your paths straight.

—Proverbs 3:5:6 (via laurenarlene)

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Goodnight and good morning

Goodnight and good morning

It’s late … or early, depending on whether you’ve been to bed yet and how you take your 3 a.m. camp outs on the couch. I’m taking mine with a mug of tea, which probably means “Good morning!” for me—a really depressing thought when all I want to do is sleep. But this silly cold/cough just ain’t havin’ it.

So here are some random recently enjoyed things because it’s early (as we’ve clarified), and…

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Four things

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ONE. This is Fig and her new best bud, Al-the-gator. (See what we did there? (;) They take turns chewing on each other. We call it love.

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TWO. You know, I just love how the mister and I were packaging jars of homemade pickles to send to friends last week, and then the universe turns around and sends us fancy Siracha sea salt in return. (By universe, I mean my rad BFFs.) That’s some good juju,…

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This is your dog on drugs

This is your dog on drugs

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I couldn’t help myself.

Figgy is back to her old hoppy, snorty, farty self (she could be all seven of the reject dwarfs rolled into one), but this gem was a few hours post surgery. Poor thing.

She doesn’t even realize she’s in recovery, which makes it that much harder to keep her from getting too riled up. But thankfully we’ve only got a few more days to go.

Oh, the squish!

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