Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cliff Jumping

After church today some of the youth (and adults) drove up to a place we think is called Lambert’s Cove, which was formed by continual releasing of vast amounts of water from Nantahala Lake. The cove is about 20 feet … Continue reading

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Final First Day

Now we have all started back with classes. Today Lauren and I started back with Classical Conversations.  Lauren is in a class of ten, and we had a pretty good first day, at least I did. Hopefully, they all did … Continue reading

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1st Day Take Two

Jenna started at Tri-County Community College today. It wasn’t the best start she could have had. It seems they changed the room number and building to her second class of the morning and didn’t bother to inform all the students. … Continue reading

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A dear friend from church planted us a row—a long row—of corn in his garden. Jenna and Lauren helped me pick some of it this morning. We ate some tonight (very good and sweet) and blanched and froze about 10 … Continue reading

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Old Friends, New Starts

We had the pleasure of some old friends stopping by yesterday on their short time in the states this summer. Becky and Dana were friends in college. Rich and Becky have been living and working in North Africa for 20 years. … Continue reading

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Four Years

Today is the four year anniversary of our arrival in NC.

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That Time of Year

It’s that time of year again:   The girls (minus Lauren who was at driver’s ed) went to pick blueberries at a friend of some friends. They also had a rather large garden and invited them to pick as many … Continue reading

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