Category Archives: Shmooey

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 – 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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Theology: as taught by my children

Shmooey met some new friends today, and as we were on the way home, he was telling me about one of them.  Apparently, his new friend’s name is The Savior (Xavier) and he lives in “Exhaustive Nowhere” (apparently named so … 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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The Fix It Brothers are on their way!

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!

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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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