Monthly Archives: December 2007

making cookies

Aunt Candy and Grandma helped the boys bake Christmas cookies. Their favorite part? Eating the colorful, sticky, leftover frosting and smearing it across their “cooky holes” for fun! Notice Josiah’s anxiety? I made the mistake of suggesting that Aunt Candy … Continue reading

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John’s new ‘do

oh yeah. not many men have enough testosterone to make a blonde mullet wig look good.

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personalized gifts…

are the best kind! Sam made Daddy a calendar for his desk at work. It has a portrait of Dad catching a big ole fish and Sam carefully took each color of marker and made stripes on the side. He … Continue reading

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gift favorites

Sam LOVED his black “spy” hat, a throwing knife with instructional dvd, a new G.A. Henty book about cowboys, a remote control spy car and the classic board game “Clue”. Josiah was thrilled to get a wallet, a cross necklace, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled … Continue reading

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As you can tell, I’ve been playing all weekend with this template and freshening up the blog. I just start itching for something new this time of year, don’t you? It keeps me from re-arranging the furniture or re-painting the … Continue reading

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night terrors

Uncle Deacon lives on the other side of the Cascades but still has business ties near the Ocean. We are blessed to be on his route to and fro and every few weeks we have his cheerful company overnight. Josiah … Continue reading

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