Saturday, October 31, 2009

Rockport Home Owners Again

Yesterday we closed on our house in Rockport – four months since we sold our last one.  It’s five years ago today that we moved to Maine.  Time goes by so fast.  Henry’s first Halloween pictures coming soon.  We went to see the great grandparents, Uncle Zac & Aunt Steph, and Grampa Dan & Grammie.  Teagan showed up as the cutest black cat!

Grandma Galkowski made it through her hip replacement with flying colors – thank God.

Monday, October 26, 2009


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7 Years today.  Love you, Honey!

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Happy Lobster Tales to You

Here is our lobster tale about our little Henry’s Harvest party outfit-

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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Psalm 17

7 Show Your marvelous lovingkindness by Your right hand,
         O You who save those who trust in You
         From those who rise up against them.
8 Keep me as the apple of Your eye;
         Hide me under the shadow of Your wings,

Friday, October 23, 2009

Psalm 13


I love this Psalm, not because I feel this way at this moment, but because I have felt this way many moments.

1 How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever?
         How long will You hide Your face from me?
2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul,
Having sorrow in my heart daily?
         How long will my enemy be exalted over me?
3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God;
         Enlighten my eyes,
         Lest I sleep the sleep of death;
4 Lest my enemy say,
         “I have prevailed against him”;
Lest those who trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
5 But I have trusted in Your mercy;
         My heart shall rejoice in Your salvation.
6 I will sing to the LORD,
         Because He has dealt bountifully with me.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Henry’s First Crawl

Henry has been moving around the room since just before he turned seven months.  Today he made a break for it.  He crawled from the room we have his toys in to the kitchen-living room area. 

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The Smarts of a 7 Month Old

So I was at a meeting today and Dave was home with Henry.  They were sitting together on the couch while Dave worked on the computer.  Dave looks over and watches Henry watching the Food Network.  Then he looks up and realizes the TV is off.  Then he realizes he never turned the TV on.  Oh, the fun of playing with remote controls when you’re seven months old.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Psalm 3

A Psalm of David when he fled from Absalom his son.
1 LORD, how they have increased who trouble me!
         Many are they who rise up against me.
2 Many are they who say of me,
         “There is no help for him in God.”  Selah  
3 But You, O LORD, are a shield for me,
         My glory and the One who lifts up my head.
4 I cried to the LORD with my voice,
         And He heard me from His holy hill.  Selah  
5 I lay down and slept;
         I awoke, for the LORD sustained me.
6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people
         Who have set themselves against me all around.
7 Arise, O LORD;
         Save me, O my God!
         For You have struck all my enemies on the cheekbone;
         You have broken the teeth of the ungodly.
8 Salvation belongs to the LORD.
         Your blessing is upon Your people.  Selah 

Aunt Kelly & Henry


Best Birthday Ever!

Today is Aunt Mary's best birthday ever!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Galkowski Family Photos

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Aunt Mary in a Newport, RI park.  This is the photo Aunt Teresa used to pray for her sister.

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Aunt Mary – I love the sky in this picture.  Imagine the sky she is seeing now.


Galkowski Family – Photo says November 68 but that must have been when it was developed.  It appears to be summer.  I love the car as the back drop.

Back Row – Mary, Grandpa, Grandma holding Peter, Rita, Dad

Front Row – Rob, Teresa, Annie, Gerald


My Cup Overflows

Thank God for the journey.  God does deep things in our dark places.  I have come to a point in my life where I am focusing less on changing or getting out of the dark places in my life.  Thank God.

Happy Birthday to Ma Mere

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She is celebrating her anniversary and birthday in Hawaii with her husband.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Teagan 5 Months

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Our Wedding – 7 Years on October 26

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He hated the suit… did it for his little brother.

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Henry is…

rolling over, rolling to get places, moving around the room, expressing his impatience with his parents, loving dogs (big surprise), loving the outdoors, disliking traveling in cars still, trying food but prefers breast milk, pooping a lot, sleeping at night, up during the day – not so fond of naps, playing with toys by himself, loving electronic equipment – dvd players, remotes, cell phones, computers, laughing a lot, hyperventilating when he wants your drink, very attached to his parents, absolutely adoring music, loving the star on the sprout channel – tries to talk to it and laughs out loud at it, a traveler – been to Maryland, PA, RI and many other states, a ham – makes sure people are watching him, a flirt, playing shy a lot (playing is the KEY word), going to church with his parents, constantly watching where Maggie is, enjoying books, hanging out with his cousin Sam a lot, very popular with the ladies at church, getting ready for his first costume, a very happy baby, a very well behaved baby, very small (to some people I find annoying), very large (to other people I find annoying), sleeping with his parents, sleeping with his Daddy right now.

Happy, Happy Birthday

My little on is 7 months old today.  Only happens once, so we want to treasure it!

Happy  Birthday Henry Vincent

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Habakkuk 2


1 I will stand my watch
      And set myself on the rampart,
      And watch to see what He will say to me,
      And what I will answer when I am corrected.

2 Then the LORD answered me and said:
      “ Write the vision
      And make it plain on tablets,
      That he may run who reads it.
3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time;
      But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie.
      Though it tarries, wait for it;
      Because it will surely come,
      It will not tarry.

Sunday, October 11, 2009


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