Monthly Archives: September 2009

Caleb’s birthday

If our Caleb promised your son that he was invited to Disneyland, or a big party with live Star Wars characters, or a sleepover with fireworks and a marching band? Gently explain to your little angel that his buddy Caleb … Continue reading

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the world in our hands

What do you do when your old dining room table really needs re-finishing and you just can’t seem to find the spare month to: 1. haul that heavy thing outside 2. sand it down 3. choose a stain (so hard! … Continue reading

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Caleb turns ten.

Today is his birthday, his first double digit birthday. He has been anticipating this morning like no other day. He’s talked of it constantly, and last night came to our bed, melancholy and wanting to be held. He said that … Continue reading

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Sunday miles.

this week: 27 milestotal mileage: 301.87 (I topped 300! woohoo!) This weeks inspirational Scripture is from the Bible version “The Message” “You’ve all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race.Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good … Continue reading

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sharp dressed man

Josiah was invited to be a part of an exciting learning experience this year! He is a proud member of “The Masterpiece Literary Society”. It is a group of homeschooled teenagers, who meet once a month for a formal dinner … Continue reading

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the dirty dozen

I did it! I ran 12.1 miles today! (and twice up Skinners Butte, and I still know my name…!) For the first time, I am starting to think John is right and I might actually be ready for San Francisco! … Continue reading

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today’s quote

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” – George Eliot

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