Monthly Archives: November 2008

conversation in the backseat

after the bank teller handed out free lollipops.Josiah: “I got cherry! What’d you get?”Sam: “I got cherry, too.”silencesilencesilenceCaleb: “Orange anybody gonna ask what I got?!”

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is there anything better…

Then finishing your schoolwork and chores early so you can get outdoors?playing with your brothers on a crisp autumn afternoon, jumping into leaves…working up a good appetite for a thick slice of Grandma’s oatmeal cake…and then, oh boy! Mom says … Continue reading

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explosive learning

We are going through the book “Christian Kids Explore…Earth and Space” by Stephanie Redmond for our Science curriculum this year, and we are really enjoying it. In our study of volcanoes we found this great “how to” video, showing visual … Continue reading

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today’s quote

“Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and … Continue reading

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back from California!

Here’s a quick recap of our 5 day trip to Northern California to visit my Mom. We went down to celebrate, as Mom just turned 55 (so when you do the math? yes. she was very young when I was … Continue reading

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