Category Archives: Family

Streamlining, Simplifying, Slashing, Slowing

It’s so easy to get too busy, to get spread too thin. It’s not healthy.  It brings no glory to God. It bears little fruit.  Slowly, year-by-year, month-by-month, we are learning this lesson and remembering it.  There are so many … Continue reading

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The Days are Just Packed

I just saw that title on a Calvin and Hobbes book. Of course, Calvin’s packed days (sitting in a tree all day waiting for Susie to happen along so that he can pelt her with water balloons) are not quite … Continue reading

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Theme

The WordPress theme that I used for ages was discontinued and that left me with the one I was using most recently. I decided to find a new one that I liked better. This is not it. But I’m tired … Continue reading

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Hymns for a Kid’s Heart

While I’m printing out some more copies of the “Passion Hymns for a Kid’s Heart” for our song books, I thought of sharing the link. You can download all the sheet music and audio tracks (free!) for the “Passion Hymns” … Continue reading

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A Not So Magnificent Bird

We were given this rooster, quite unexpectedly, a few weeks back. He dulls in comparison to the previous bird post. Although he’s friendly, he dulls in comparison to our last rooster too. The last guy had a lot more “personality” … Continue reading

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Another Owl

We went for a lovely ski last Sunday and on the drive home we saw this great gray. We’ve been seeing so many of them, but this was the best yet. He just sat in the tree as I approached … Continue reading

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Sliding

This is a serious hill. I invited two other families to join us there. After the first few kids came careening down I was pretty sure I made a terrible mistake. The last time we were at this hill Zach … Continue reading

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This is a dress my mom sewed for me when I was little. Danica added her “birthday skirt” to the ensemble. Who can spot a young boy who likes to swoop into every photograph? Winter fun at friends’. Relaxing with … Continue reading

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Potting and Skiing

Yesterday evening was our night to retrieve the final pots from my recent potting class. For two weeks I’ve been uncertain as to whether or not I’d sign up for the next class that begins in a couple of weeks. … Continue reading

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55 words

That’s what the word count says. It’s mostly pictures. Cute little hand-sewn skunk. I hope those bees are doing well! We’re planning to propagate many more geraniums in a variety of colours this summer and add them to the collection … Continue reading

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