Monthly Archives: July 2007

if you love Me, feed my sheep

We’ve been watching this sparrow family in our yard. Though they are in a birdhouse high up on the power pole (and thus safe from the murderous cat ZuZu) that pole is right in our driveway, in the middle of … Continue reading

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he ain’t heavy….

he’s my brother…!

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"remind me again-am I a decade or a century?"

Sam, our “sweet stuff in the middle” turned 10 years old on Saturday. Proof that he is hurtling towards adulthood was his “Favorite Meal Birthday Dinner” choice…lemon herb chicken and foccacia bread. Can you just sense the immense relief in … Continue reading

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Guilt is an ugly chihuaha

Josiah and Caleb share the hammock for some afternoon reading. My plans to do school all summer has been a little noisy dog in my head, nipping constantly at my heels to “get BUSY!!” I have been ignoring it, or … Continue reading

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Yesterday we said good-bye to Sadie Mae, our sweet black Cocker spaniel dog. She was the kindest animal I have ever known, faithfully calm and sweet with any age or amount of children. Never once did she dig in my … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

We celebrated the 231st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in authentic American style… New red, white and blue outfits? CHECK. Gathering of warm, wonderful friends? CHECK. BBQ? Watermelon? Corn on the cob? CHECK. Homemade vanilla ice … Continue reading

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favorite quotes to welcome summer

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time” -John Lubbock “Whence comes this … Continue reading

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