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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
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
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
Look what Nona sent The Fix-It Brothers!!! All they need now is to learn how to fix things, and they’re ready for business!
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