Monthly Archives: September 2007

Caleb’s Birthday

In about a half an hour, it will be midnight and Caleb Matthew will be 8 years old. And I will get off this computer to make my way carefully up his wobbly bunkbed ladder. In the nightlight glow I … Continue reading

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back to school

and the Red Barn Academy is now in session. The boys do the obligatory groaning as we head out to the schoolroom each morning but I’ve noticed it decreasing each day. I suspect that they are enjoying being back to … Continue reading

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Sam and Caitlin

The other day when Josiah went to take Caitlins’ hand she replied (in that brutally honest 3 year old speak) “No!Just My Sammy!” and took his hand, instead. Josiah shrugged and grinned, with no hard feelings. After 3 years we … Continue reading

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We joined a Co-op Science class this year and it was a hard decision for me to make. I have really felt led over the last year to stay home as much as possible. To step out and let go … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday John!

We used EVERY candle in the drawer, and 7 lollipop sticks as stand-ins to properly proclaim, via fire, that my dear husband is now 37. Last year I knocked myself out with a 3 layer sponge cake (that recipe had … Continue reading

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The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble. To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know … Continue reading

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if he takes on the sea…

…then why not ME? When Caleb was not quite 2 years old, we took him to the Ocean for the first time. His toddler response to its beauty was to immediately and frantically strip off all his clothing and his … Continue reading

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