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Shelley Shepard Gray

An Amish Wedding Feast

Posted May 27 2011

Thank you to everyone who’s taken the time to stop by and read about the wedding! As I noted yesterday, we left the wedding soon after the bride and groom took their vows. When we got back to the reception, Tom and I knew our Amish friend had lots to do-and we were a little […]

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An Amish Wedding

Posted May 26 2011

Late last night-long after we’d gotten back home, unpacked the car, had dinner, and had watched American Idol and baseball on two different televisions-my husband told me that he couldn’t stop thinking about that Amish wedding. I felt the same way. I find myself stumbling about the best way to describe the wedding-for someone who’s pretty good at […]

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Spring in our Garage

Posted May 24 2011

For the last week or so, my daughter has been complaining about a bird in the garage. We leave our garage open most of the day, and since we’re near the woods it made sense that every once in a while a bird would fly in there. Right? That perfectly makes sense. What didn’t was […]

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What I’ll Miss and What I Won’t

Posted May 20 2011

Today is my daughter’s last day of school~which means it’s a big day for me. : ) Our many, many years of getting up in the morning and tackling the school day are done.  I’m okay with it! I think I’ve actually gotten lazy over the years-sleeping in until 7:00am works for me! That said,  I […]

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A Biscuit Recipe

Posted May 17 2011

I bake for just about any reason. For me, there’s something about putting a bunch of ingredients in a bowl, turning on my Kitchen Aid mixer, and making something good in about an hour that is theraputic.  Almost any occasion gives me a reason to put on an apron and bake.  In an especially good mood? Cookies! […]

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Beginning again…

Posted May 16 2011

Every once in a while, when I get frustrated with myself or the book I’m working on, I look at my bookcovers. I get each one framed and I hang it on my office wall, just so I can remind myself that the stuff I write really can turn into a real book on the […]

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Plans Change

Posted May 12 2011

I think one of the most important things I’ve ever learned is that plans change. Accidents happen, unexpected problems arise, and sometimes things just aren’t meant to be. As someone who loves to plan and count on things, this was a hard concept for me to learn. I know my faith has really helped me […]

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Thankful

Posted May 10 2011

I guess trouble comes in threes.  Shortly after I recovered from my surgery, my mother-in-law went into the hospital. She was there for two weeks but now is doing much better. At the same time, my sister-in-law, who’s been fighting cancer, took a turn for the worse. She’s in the hospital now. As you can […]

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HAPPY MOTHERS DAY

Posted May 6 2011

Though it’s only Friday, I’m already looking forward to Mother’s Day. We don’t have anything special planned, but that’s the way I like it-I love days with nothing to do but sit and relax. My husband’s been out of town so much, he’s hoping to spend Sunday at the golf course with my son-followed by […]

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Reservations

Posted May 5 2011

Though I’ve been working on two sets of line edits this week, I’ve also had a bit of free time. That’s been so great! I watched The Blind Side with both my kids on Tuesday afternoon, which was such a nice treat. It was raining outside, and somehow all three of us ended up on the […]

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