About




My name is Kirstin. I live in Chicago with my swarthy coffee roasting husband and our tenacious and gorgeous little (big) boy. Im pretty old for my age, and by that I mean, I am a 65 year old woman trapped in a 20 something year old body. I am passionate about Jesus, homemaking, knitting, simple living, community, kitchen tomfoolery, general "artsiness" and more recently, gardening. Sometimes I talk about the time I've spend in Uganda, and how it has totally changed my heart and mind. My favorite author is Rudyard Kipping, and thus I named this blog after a very wise old Elephant, who is the bravest of them all. Thanks for stopping by.
-K 








12 comments:

  1. I grew up just a bit east of Chicago - Howdy Neighbor! I now live in the wild, wild mountains of Vermont with my new, accented husband :-)
    I love to knit as well - it makes me happy!
    It's nice to meet you, and you have a delightful blog, it blends (in my opinion) all the best into one...
    God bless,

    Andi

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  2. Andi,
    Thank you so much! What a great compliment. Sometimes I want to escape to somewhere like Vermont...my husband and I took our honeymoon to go to a cabin in the mountains, in rainy October, and it was blissful. hah! Nice to meet you too!

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  3. Hi Kirstin, just found your blog through Carrie Rucks and it is so lovely. I look forward to digging around a bit and reading more! :)

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    1. Awesome! Welcome! I love Carrie, she is so sweet. Nice to meet you!

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  4. i sincerely love your blog - your header is so precious and i really love the name behind your blog, a courageous elephant! that is awesome. :)

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  5. Hi from London! Came across your blog via Sometimes Sweet, great blog! Look forward to following you :)

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  6. Hi Kirstin - just popped over from your post on Emily's lovely blog. Yours is gorgeous as well. Can't wait to follow along.

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  7. I'm originally from the Chicago area but, too bad I don't reside there anymore!

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