the dirty work

photo © 2009 Nationaal Archief | more info (via: Wylio)   i stumbled (literally, over a Matchbox car – anyone who can relate?) into the kitchen this morning, only to be confronted with what long days full of too busy for housework can do.   if it’s true that...

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STRUT OUR STUFF …

thinking your wardrobe needs  a little update?   want your wee one to  rock a onesie with a mission? want to buy someone a birthday gift, knowing that the money you spend truly keeps on giving? then check out the awesome new products we have for sale in the new...

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nice to meet you …

  owls perched in the corner of his room, watching. it had been decorated with browns and creams, with quilts hand-sewn, with pillows placed just so.  it waited for him. but he … he of the eyes piercing blue, of the Buzza family nose, of the sleeping arms...

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new frills, same focus

photo © 2010 Taro the Shiba Inu | more info (via: Wylio)   after much ado, it feels as if we’re standing in front of a full-length mirror, checking out how we look in  our new digs … [a huge thank-you to Taylor McRae, whose mad design skills have us feeling as if...

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the U-haul is loaded …

photo © 2009 Tim Patterson | more info (via: Wylio)   the day has finally come.  we’ve hung the drywall, caulked the windows, and painted the walls over at the new place … and on Monday,  we launch. excited doesn’t quite do justice to how we are feeling...

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to be as snow …

  photo © 2010 Billy Lindblom | more info (via: Wylio)   i’ve never seen eight inches of snow before ...   Southern born and bred, i’m used to doing a snow dance for a mere  “wintry mix” of one or two inches, which is enough to keep all school...

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2010: a year in the rearview

this time of year makes philosophers of us all. we wake fresh from the long sleep of Christmas gluttony to find that the calendar flapping forward to new year has given us pause -- has rendered us contemplative, pondering months past and wondering how we might...

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they looked up …

And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was.  When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. Matthew 2: 9b-10 they were late to the party. not late as in fashionably...

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when you wake a warrior …

photo credit here some mornings, to breathe in is to battle. from that first moment of ceiling stare, of covers pulled to chin, you assess the day like an enemy enclosing, and you wonder if that chink you carry in your armor will hold.   and you pray. this week,...

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7 Days of Heaven: a curse word

photo credit here there is a  boundary line drawn across the heart of my friend, one that I dare not cross.   when we are together, face to face, there are moments of silly … and then there are moments when I try, with words that she trusts come from a soul-friend, to...

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2021 Banebow 5K Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 AM

Montgomery Bell State Park:1020 Jackson Hill Road Burns, TN

Online registration for this event will close October 13, 2021.

*To receive a race t-shirt, participants MUST register online prior to September 28, 2021*

We are looking for sponsors for our 5K – business or personal. If you are interested in sponsoring this special event, please email us at banebow5k@gmail.com. Deadline to sponsor our 2021 5K is September 21, 2021.