Monthly Archives: August 2011


Here are some pictures from this morning’s baptism. No, I didn’t get a picture of the snake that decided to join me in the creek right before we started. And the good two or three dozen trout in the creek … Continue reading

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Charlotte Trip

I left for Charlotte at 5:25 this morning. I had my licensing exam with the denomination. It actually wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Including another guy from our church who went with me, there were eight … Continue reading

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Sweet Potatoes and Sweet Views

We planted sweet potatoes this year. I have never done that before, so we didn’t quite know what to expect. I asked someone this week when you dug them up. They said any time now, and they would be fine … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tamales

One of Dana’s friends came over today and they took over the dining room table to make sweet potato and black bean tamales. Instead of corn husks to wrap up the tamales, they spread the masa on coffee filters that … Continue reading

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1st Year in NC Pictorial Review

Joyce Kilmer Round 2

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School and Soccer

Jenna and I started school yesterday. It was a long day for both of us as afterward she had her first soccer practice and I had an elders’ meeting. The day went well for both of us, though. It was … Continue reading

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Social, School, Soccer

This afternoon, we had a back to school social for the part of the homeschool group that is doing Classical Conversations (what I will be tutoring this year and what the girls will be going through) at a friend’s house. … Continue reading

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Dad and Barbara’s Visit Part II

Dad and Barbara got off this morning about 8:30. Yesterday we went to town and toured the Cherokee County Historical Museum. There were lots of artifacts from days gone by and an account of the removal of the Cherokee Indians … Continue reading

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Dad and Barbara’s Visit

We have been going and going since Dad and Barbara arrived. Yesterday we drove up to Joyce Kilmer Forest and did the two mile hike through the giant poplars. We made it back to the van right before the rain … Continue reading

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They’re Back

I’ll let them write and tell all about it tomorrow, but they’re back safe and sound. We are also looking forward to having Dad and Barbara here tomorrow. But to whet your appetite:

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