Category Archives: Bundle

Tabernacles, 2016

  My youngest daughter wakes me. “Nurse?” she asks. I roll over lazily and pull her close.   I hear Jon outside the door and call for him, he comes and takes my hand. We talk softly for a while before … Continue reading

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Critters in the Country … Quick Takes, 5-11-2016

(1) This morning, a pregnant brown recluse crawled under my bed. This afternoon, went to work the bees and saw two huge huge snakes directly in our path. Received multiple bee stings (only two actually got through my clothing, thankfully,) … Continue reading

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Seven Quick takes – October 28, 2015

Things I’m thankful for, this week… (1) Kids who understand what I’m talking about… “Oh!  Bundle!  Is the thing done?  The thing… you know, the whats-it-called thing?” (2) A brother who was willing to get up a 6:00 in the … Continue reading

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Limping Heavenward

Today I gathered the kids around me and ranted at them about things they weren’t doing right, ways they weren’t meeting our expectations and on and on.  I was angry and I was giving that anger voice in my words.  … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes: Oct 3, 2015

Fall is upon us, and we have so much to be thankful for… (1) Pears on the trees: (2) A new chicken tractor that friends drove all the way from Indiana to gift to us. (3) A new goat on … Continue reading

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A well-trained militia

We’ve been looking forward to Jon’s family coming to visit since they pulled out of our driveway six weeks ago.  As soon they got out of the van, the men-folk headed to the backyard to set up for the weekend … Continue reading

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It’s raining it’s pouring

   

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