Backyard Chickens {My Here & Now…}

I once heard a very wise blogger offer a piece of advice that only recently came to mind again. I guess that was because I needed it to come to mind at precisely that moment… that moment when I realized that I have become an inconsistent blogger who was actually…

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Summer Adventures Recapped, Part 1

Friends, it’s been so long that as I sat down here to write, I didn’t really know what to say… or where to start. Most of the reason for my blogging hiatus over the past few months had to do with the fact that this summer was not an easy-breezy…

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{Wordless Wednesday} Air & Space Adventure

While in the area for the 2:1 Conference, we took advantage of our proximity to the Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport. As an aviation buff, I was in heaven! {The kids had a great time too…}  I would highly recommend a visit to the Steven…

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One Month: Another Update on Us

Three weeks ago, I posted a “one week update” on our new life situation… Unbelievably, it’s been just over a month since that big change occurred. So just in case you were wondering if my blogging absence might be due to that {it’s not!} I thought I’d let ya’ll in on…

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A Quick Trip Back in Time…

For starters, I apologize to you guys for the delay in posting… In spite of Danny’s job loss, we have been unusually busy. Lawrie’s playing baseball {courtesy of his Grandparents & Aunt Nikkie,) Sam’s been taking Archery lessons {courtesy of Aunt Shelly, } and we decided to participate in 2…

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One Week: An Update on Us

One week ago today, Danny lost his job. This is something that we’ve never been through before. Danny is a hard worker and has only worked for 3 companies during the course of our 12 year marriage. His last 9 years have been with Lowe’s Home Improvement. We were shocked.…

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Wordless Wednesday: BALLGAME! {6/6/12}

We wrapped up another season of softball last night. Sammi’s 10 & Under team, The Phoenix, made a valiant effort toward the Championship, winning their first playoff game against the 8th place team and fought hard (though they ultimately came up short) against the 3rd place team. Not too shabby…

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Teach Them Diligently: Resources

Fortunately I was blessed with a nice little amount of birthday money back in February and I’d managed to hold on to it for spending at the Convention! That is something that I had absolutely NO trouble with whatsoever…  😉 We decided to make the switch to the Math-U-See curriculum for…

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Teach Them Diligently: Daddy Duty

I thought I would give Danny the opportunity to share with everyone how a Daddy enjoys survives a homeschool convention… “Even though this was only the second homeschool convention our family attended together, I was thankful that the convention coordinators gave special thought to the men & fathers that were in…

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