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A Daisy Love Update

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Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of you who supported our fundraiser for Daisy Love Merrick.  Your outpouring of love and generosity buying the necklace that I designed with little Daisy’s help was beyond anything that we imagined when we first hoped to help this sweet girl.  Thank you for helping us be a part of ministering to Daisy in this difficult time.  There is a “thank you” drawing from Daisy at the bottom of this post.

The funds we raised last Fall went toward’s Daisy’s treatment.  By God’s grace, the family quickly surpassed their fundraising goal of $500,000 and went to Israel to pursue alternative treatments there. In November, the Merricks came back to California.   (more…)

Carousel!

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Today, we went to a super fun birthday party in Golden Gate Park. Despite living in the city for three years now, we have not visited this park nearly enough.  There is just so much to see and do there – and it was a perfect spot for a first birthday party.  After the adorable birthday party, we wandered over to the Koret Children’s Quarter playground in the park, which (according to the sign there) was the first public children’s playground in the US, established in 1887.  It’s a fun (and very large) playground with lots to do.  (more…)