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6th birthday!

Tonight I was looking back on old posts on my blog. I like to do this from time to time. So much of my history is on this blog. 

I started it one day at work (shh) and have used it for many purposes since that day. 

There is no denying that blogging has changed since I sat down that weekday and signed up for a blogger account. 

Various forms of social media as well as texting and group texting have led to blogs not being our first source of information anymore. 

Yet, here I am, still blogging. Still coming here and sharing my random and sometimes vulnerable thoughts. 

There are times I wonder why I bother doing it anymore, and then I go back and read past posts and I'm reminded why. My history is here. From my wedding, to all the emotions of finding out we were pregnant, to just our everyday simple, yet fun lives it's all here in these "pages".

And so I keep on keepin on. I enjoy writing, and I enjoy sharing my life. I love times when I feel like God is speaking to me and I can share that with someone else who might need to hear it. And I love reading back on trip recaps, weekend memories and fun times with family and friends. 

I'm not the best writer and I make plenty of mistakes but this is my space and I love it. 

So thanks for following along, it sometimes feels weird to come write, not knowing exactly who reads but it's apart of me now, it's just something I do. 

Happy 6th birthday Tales of the Trees! 

(yes I just told my blog happy birthday and yes it's corny but I'm feeling sappy tonight, go with it)


  1. So glad you still blog. We are years and years apart in age but I love your humor and your heart for Jesus! Keep on keeping on!

  2. I can't even remember how I found your blog, but I know it was after you and Luke were married. Glad that you are still blogging!

  3. Happy Anniversary! I have read you for a long time and appreciate your honesty and although I am not a Christian, I appreciate the fact that you have such conviction in your beliefs. Your blog was one that I went to when my I was going through rough times. When I lost my son, and mom within a couple of years of each other, and when my daughter moved several states away I came here.
    You and your little family are precious. Thank you for blogging and providing a different perspective to this (future)nana

  4. Happy birthday to your blog!!! You've always been a favorite of mine! :)

  5. I've been a reader for about 5 years now, started reading sometime in 2008! You still remain one of my favorite blogs til this day. I can relate to so much of what you write about it, even without being married or having a child myself. You put into words what I can't and you make me laugh. Happy 6th blog birthday!

  6. Happy Sixth Bloggy Birthday!! Thought blogs may change, here's to many more happy birthdays!

  7. Hooray for 6 years! Without blogging, we never would have emailed each other all those years ago when we realized we had such similar jobs! :) love you!


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