Category Archives: Doodle

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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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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I’m going to miss this

I’m sitting in my comfy chair, cutting a length of material to be sewn.  Josh Garrels is playing on the speakers and the children are all around, some in chairs, some on the floor, some reading books, some playing with … Continue reading

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It’s raining it’s pouring

   

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A day at the lake

 

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Kids Need a Life

Not long ago, I had a comment on my article, In Defense of the Duggar Defenders, that went something like this: “Kids need to be able to pursue their own interests… helping out around the house is fine, but kids … Continue reading

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