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A Year in Review | 2017.

Once again, I’m borrowing Vicki’s idea  (Thank you, Vicki!) for an end of year post. The idea is to share the first line (or two) of the first blog post of each month and a favorite photo (or two) from that month’s posts. The words and photos are most likely not related.

January 2017

It seems like ages since Charlie spent a Tuesday with me, and even more than ages since we spent the day here at home.

February 2017

Sunday morning I had the privilege of hearing a sermon that moved me to tears.

March 2017

What a difference a month makes, especially when it’s 25% of your whole life!

April 2017

Hello April, I’m glad to see you!

May 2017

I’m amazed a few of the photos are actually in focus because it seems like the last three days were a blur!

June 2017

Hello June, you are right up there in my top favorite months because you are all the best parts of summer.

July 2017

I did it. Stillwater is finished (well except for blocking which will most definitely happen today, I’m almost sure).

August 2017

Today I’m looking back at July though the lens of my daily photos.

September 2017

Hello September, hello blank pages, fresh starts and new beginnings.

October 2017

Back home … but still a ways to be before things start feeling “settled” – at least on my part.

November 2017

I met up with a few friends for knitting and lattés this afternoon.

December 2017

Back in Alaska, it’s Saturday August 26 and the first day of our trip that we stayed in one place!

I spent many of the Fridays in October, November and December recapping our Alaska trip and shared my nine favorite photos in the last post. I figured I didn’t need to use up one of the monthly favorite slots above for any of those … but thought it would round things out nicely to have those photos here, too:

I’m finding it hard to sum up this year in a line or two. Suffice it to say, I am grateful for the blessings of love and family and for this wonderful online community that offers so much support, encouragement and just plain sanity. I thank you all and wish you and yours a safe and happy beginning to 2018. I’ll see you back here on Tuesday!

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