Category Archives: traditions

Silver Falls State Park camping

another thing I forgot to mention is our camping trip last month. We went to Silver Falls State Park with Lee and Claudia and John’s sister, Sherri. The weather was perfect and the views were amazing. We want to go … Continue reading

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Josiah’s 15th birthday

It was August 7th, but since he is still celebrating, I am not late to post about it. He has a favorite friend over, as I even type this, and last night was a sleepover for the record books. Candy, chips, and … Continue reading

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dinner al fresco

Sunshine has finally come to Oregon (the view from our REAL dining table…the one in the house we just use temporarily, for 9 months or so) Dinner outside? oh, baby…! it’s my FAVORITE…! worth fighting off yellow jackets in August… … Continue reading

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Summer List 2010

Don’t waste your time on useless work, mere busywork, the barren pursuits of darkness…. Make the most of every chance you get. ~ Eph. 5:15-16 MSG I steal. often.  I creep around the Internet, reading strangers blogs and shamelessly grabbing … Continue reading

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fun at the Hotel pool!

After the Thanksgiving feast we head back to the hotel and try to burn off extra pie calories in the heated pool. After a whole day of being friendly to relatives and politely sitting still in small homes full of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Sam!

Grandma and Grampa bought him the Nerf bow and arrow set he had longed for! Sam felt it was the perfect item for “shooting at enemies from the treehouse!”Dad set the precedent of betrayal, by ordering a Market of Choice … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Once more to new creation Awake, and death gainsay, For death is swallowed up of life, And Christ is risen today! ~George Newell Lovejoy This is the believer’s hol-y-day. Christmas is all flash and fun, but Easter is what our … Continue reading

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