Monthly Archives: July 2011

Let’s Jam!

This summer has been a little different for us because of the large scale of our canning efforts, so we have found ourselves less able to do some of the things we like to do because we we’ve been so … Continue reading

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Leading worship…an adventure in spontaneity

Yesterday was our typical Sunday morning. No matter how early I think I will get up Sunday morning in order to get us all out the door on time for church, something always happens to make us either late or … Continue reading

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Why, yes, I speak Jive….or something like it.

I am about to date myself: Do you remember that scene in Airplane when the old lady volunteers as an interpreter for Jive? That pretty much sums up what it is like when having a conversation with the three-and-under set. … Continue reading

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A non-vacation continued…

I last wrote about the adventures of my older girls and I when we went to Florida a number of years ago.  Now I want to share with you the “rest of the story” as Paul Harvey used to say. … Continue reading

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A non-vacation to remember

We are planning our first real, solo family vacation in about twelve years. Our last trip anywhere was about three years ago when we went for our last family reunion with my father’s extended family in Pennsylvania. As much as … Continue reading

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Appearances Can Be Deceiving

We picked two watermelons out of our garden last week. They were beautiful on the outside…dark green with yellow bellies. We planted  a Moon and Stars variety, and the yellow moons and stars speckling the surface were really pretty. They … Continue reading

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Of weeds, sin and lessons learned in the garden

Our garden has been not only a bounteous provider of food for our bodies; it has been a wonderful lesson in the application of Biblical and godly principles.  Take, for example, the issue of sin. Sin is like the weeds … Continue reading

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