All about Me!

Kiley, Tyler and Kym Hanging out in the mountains at the look out tower!

Mom, wife, artist, dreamer, lover of beautiful things…saved, redeemed…endless reader, and student of life for life! I love to write, read, share and read some more. David and I have been married for 28 years, lived in 3 countries, traveled and along the way have added 9 kids to our life.  We live a messy, loving, imperfect life and look for the Divine in the Ordinary.

I love life. I love kids. I love teenagers, kids and babies in equal amounts. My life is a study in balancing the needs of lots of ages in a fun creative way.

Humor is one of my favorite ways of dealing with life. Laughing together brings a family together. Praying together seals the deal. We pray together daily…about lots of things.

stringbean17 started out as an Ebay id. It has grown to be just one part of our family, a place to reflect, sell some of the things I create, a place to share my thoughts and feelings on life. Thanks for stopping by. Come often!

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Joyce B. Ayers December 2, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Hi There,
I met you and your daughter and your beautiful little newly adopted son in Dr. Joseph Conard’s office one day some time ago and was so thrilled to hear your story about getting the child. You gave me your card and somehow I failed to actually go on line and look at your blog. I kept the card and somehow looked at it again today and decided to take a look and am so glad I did. What an inspiration you are. I just want to wish God’s blessings upon you and your family for all that you do to make life so happy for others. It was a blessing to me to have met you. Sincerely, Joyce B. Ayers


Kym December 3, 2011 at 11:17 am

Thanks so much! We enjoyed meeting you, too. And we love sharing the story of how God blessed us with Tyler! I am glad you enjoyed my blog, we left the dentist office with a happy heart after talking with you!


Leslie September 18, 2013 at 9:50 pm

I’ve known you my whole life. You were my first friend so I’m not sure why I’m amazed when I read your posts, what a great writer you are. I’ve known this. But I really enjoy reading about how you describe your life, and makes me miss you even more!


Alyssa November 19, 2015 at 1:28 pm

Hello, I’m wondering if you make the pillows with picture on them? i would love one.
if you could email me back that would be great :)


Alyssa November 19, 2015 at 1:29 pm

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