Skip to main content

Happy Friday

I am so glad it is Friday. Taylor and I are going to meet some of our good friends over at the races tomorrow for derby weekend and I can't wait. We have been twice this year and really haven't done very well. I think tomorrow is our day :) I posted a while back about signs. Do you all remember the night I talked about when Taylor, Alyson, Stuart and I were sitting out on the deck when a huge owl landed right beside us on a tree limb. It was the most amazing thing. She was beautiful. Taylor did some googling and we think she is a barn owl. Well I have gotten back to my morning walks around our neighborhood. Just the other day my neighbor (who lost her mother to cancer a few months after Mamie died) and I were walking around the lake. All of a sudden in the woods to our right we saw a bird with HUGE wings swoop down and pick something up and fly back up to a tree. YALL! It was that owl. I mean it might not have been that exact owl that came to our house but it was a beautiful barn owl. Lauren and I stopped walking and watched her in amazement. I didn't even think owls came out during the day. It was super cool and I believe it was another sign that was sent to the both of us. I didn't take these pictures. I pulled them off the Internet so you guys could see :) I know you all have seen falling stars. They are so beautiful and don't happen very often. This past fall Taylor and I were in Fayetteville for a Razorback game and visiting friends. We had all gone to dinner and decided to stop by an old pool hall we use to hang out at when we were in college. After losing to the guys in pool Jayna and I stepped outside to visit and breath in the fresh fall air. It was crystal clear night. Jayna and I were talking about Mamie and Owen and what great friends they would have been if she were here. I was getting a little emotional when something in the sky grabbed our attention and we both looked up. It was a falling star. It was SO bright and it didn't shoot across the sky but fell. We both looked at each other and began crying. It was spectacular and I am glad Jayna and I got to experience that together. Just a few weeks later I was driving over the hill into our neighborhood. In this certain spot it is pretty clear and the sky seems enormous. As I topped the hill I saw my second falling star. It was brilliant and fell down from the sky just like the one we had seen just a few weeks before. My third falling star sighting was just a few weeks ago. We were having dinner outside with Taylor's brother and his wife along with some other friends. Ashleigh (my sister-in-law) and I were the only ones to see it. All I could do was smile. Mamie is sending her Momma signs that she is okay and I love it. It warms my heart. I believe there are signs all around us. We just have to slow down in our busy lives and look around. Another picture pulled of the Internet :) Much love to you all -Sarah


  1. I couldn't agree more Sarah! What great advice...we could all take a bit more time to slow down and take a look at what God is showing us. Love you!


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Choroid Plexus Cyst (CPC) & Hydronephrosis

I have heard from many of your wondering what exactly these markers are and what could they mean. We received an information sheet from our genetics doctor that I can't seem to upload but I found this write up and thought I would share. The Choroid Plexus and Choroid Plexus CystsThe choroid plexus is an area of the brain that makes cerebrospinal fluid. Cerebrospinal fluid is the substance that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. The choroid plexus is not an area of the brain involved in thinking. Choroid plexus cysts are fluid-filled spaces in the choroid plexus kind of like blisters or bubbles. Choroid plexus cysts are not tumors or cancer, and they will disappear on their own usually between 24 to 26 weeks of pregnancy. Choroid plexus cysts, in and of themselves, are NOT a problem and do not interfere with brain function.They are seen in about 1% (1/100) of all second trimester ultrasounds. Choroid plexus cysts may be seen in one or both sides of the brain and the number, size…

Burke is 3!!!!!

Okay I have decided that time is going by way too fast.  Burke just turned 3 the beginning of June!  I can not believe it.  I feel like just yesterday I was in the hospital having the little guy!  We had a fun small family party and he is loving some super hero's right now so that was the theme :)  Silas really wanted to jump out when he walked in and yell surprise so that is what we did :)  Burke is super shy and he really wasn't a fan of it all.  Pibby and Pops got him his first bike and it is SO cute.   I picked up a balloon for all the kids and one special spider man one for Boo.  He has always loved balloons.  He said the sweetest thing....... he wanted to let his balloons go up to Mamie so she would know that it was his birthday.  I couldn't believe he let his special Spider Man one go.  It made me want to cry.  She should be here with us.  ANYWAYS, it was a fun day and I got some pictures of course and a few videos.  Happy 3rd Birthday Burkie BOO!  We love you so so…


Burke and Winnie just finished their first Vacation Bible School and they had a blast.  I did as well :)  I got to help in Burkes class which is always really interesting.  There were about 20 3yr olds in there so it was WILD :)  It was a fun 3 days of learning about how God is our light.  We sang "This little light of mine" everyday and Winnie is trying so hard to sing it.  She walks around the house with her little pointer finger up mumbling.  I love it.

- Sarah