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My Cup Lifted · 1h ago

On Nori's Last Day ~ Miracle 1

Once she started losing weight, I added a towel to her favorite windowsill so she couldsunbathe every morning.The vet had already explained to us what he was about to do.  Evie and I sat on ...
My Cup Lifted · 1W ago

The Luscious Lies We're Fed ~ Guest Blogging Day

But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death. Jame...
My Cup Lifted · 3W ago

Don't Cry Over Spilled Skinny Chai Tea Latte

Evie rings the Bell at the BELL Academy after Telling her Friends about an Accomplishment of HersWe left the BELL Academy,(Six hours of braille mixed with play),Drove down the highway;  off ...
My Cup Lifted · 1M ago

My Beautiful Feet ~ Guest Blogging Day

Image courtesy of Sura Nualpradid/www.freedigitalphotos.netAnd how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!" ...
My Cup Lifted · 2M ago

A Good Punch in the Face

Image courtesy of num_skyman/www.freedigitalphotos.netI've never punched anyone in the face...Let's get that clear right now.  But I've wanted to.  In those very "Ally McBeal" moments when y...
My Cup Lifted · 3M ago

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Life ~ Guest Blogging Day

Evie in the Hospital following her Wilms Tumor diagnosis in 2005When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.”Simon answered, ...
My Cup Lifted · 3M ago

"Come on, God! Let me Worship in Peace!" ~ Guest Blogging Day

God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.” John 4:24 NIV I found myself in unfamiliar waters on Saturday of last week.  We had tickets to see Chris Tomlin's ...
My Cup Lifted · 4M ago

Mrs. Hefty and Mrs. Ulrich Go the Museum

Today my friend Katie took Evie to breakfast and then for some playtime with her kids, so my mom and I enjoyed a morning walk along the Truckee Riverwalk in Reno, and then we took in the Nev...
My Cup Lifted · 4M ago

A Much Needed Day at Lake Tahoe

So, this is a "trial run" at updating my BLOG with just a daily activity kind of post.  I'm attempting to leave Facebook and will be trying to keep people updated on our exciting events in t...
My Cup Lifted · 5M ago

Fight Night ~ The Battle with Braille

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to The Ring! Tonight we will see the anticipated match-up of Hefty verses Braille.  This highly anticipated fight is brought to you after years of training, and...