Monthly Archives: August 2007

little update

Sparse posting lately. Sorry. We’ve been quite busy! Here’s the latest:-Uncle Deacon and my Dad both came for an overnight visit. We didn’t get to see Uncle D as much as usual but we enjoyed a breakfast out with “Pop-Pop” … Continue reading

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life and laundry

You know what is wonderful? The way children look at things so differently than adults. I think of the local Laundromat as a major pain. I try and remember my ancestors, beating their clothes on the river rocks, and be … Continue reading

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lactose intolerant

“I don’t like Dairy. Unless it’s in Ovaltine. And I do like milk with chocolate syrup. and cheese. and yogurt. oh and ice cream, too. But I don’t like dairy.”-Sam

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growing like a….

Sunflower! I moved the compost bin this spring and dropped a few “gray mammoth” seeds in the loose, rich soil left behind. I walked away and never did another thing. No watering, no weeding, no staking. The soil they were … Continue reading

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today’s quote 8/22

“the devil dwells in the urge to control rather than liberate the human soul.” -Eugene Kennedy

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today’s quote 8/15

“How can it be a large career to tell other people’s children about arithmetic, and a small career to tell one’s own children about the universe? How can it be broad to be the same thing to everyone, and narrow … Continue reading

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a great day.

When you serve an omniscient God you don’t believe in luck, good or bad. For if He is in control, (and He is), then all things come into our lives by His hand. If I did believe in bad luck, … Continue reading

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