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Hatching Day!

Just a quick post to show you that our baby birds on the porch hatched! We happened to check on them at just the right time.  It looks like only 3 out of 5 made it, but it was very exciting for the kids to see them hatching. I know […]

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New Comrades (Part 2)

You may remember that not long ago we had the pleasure of meeting a new family at the library.  They were newly arrived from Russia and excited to enjoy all of the freedoms in America.  Last week we had the Matreshka family over for a playdate to get to know them better. They […]

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New Comrades

We headed out to the local library today.  Our home library does not contain a set of encyclopedias, so we were forced to pursue public resources for some of our school work this week. My 7th grader also needed a book on market bubbles.  More on that later. As we entered […]

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Regionals 2009

As soon as I walked into the enormous Fielder Road Baptist Church, I saw Jesus.  I was immediately intrigued when I discovered they had an art exhibit going on! I love art! They had stunning reproductions of works famous and not so famous, old and new, up and down the main […]

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My Easter Basket

 Isn’t this a lovely Easter basket ?  With tiny little silk flowers and dried moss around the outside,  the curved wooden handle gracefully arching across, and the pink, dainty butterfly adorning the handle, this is the sweetest basket I’ve ever seen.  I just filled the center with new, soft reindeer moss-the perfect bed for pretty, painted eggs.    Believe it or not, this […]