Monthly Archives: April 2016

Newest Family Member

We added a new member to the family today. We’ve had the 2000 Windstar since the beginning of 2009, and with no A/C, no front heat, and 200,000 miles, it was time to say goodbye, especially since we’ve got our summer … Continue reading

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Mock Trial

Rebekah had her Mock Trial today. The judge, like with Lauren’s class two years ago, was very impressed. They thought on their feet well and did a good job asking questions (as lawyers) and answering questions (as witnesses). They did … Continue reading

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Another Year

We finished up another year of Classical Conversations today. It has been such a joy to hang out with these kids every Tuesday. One of the things I had them do today was rank the books we read this year … Continue reading

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Texas Visitor Part II

We took a little hike up a mountain Saturday morning. And then tried a different trout stream Saturday afternoon… …where we saw a snake and my friend from here caught the smallest trout I’ve ever seen: There were other, larger … Continue reading

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Texas Visitor

While we will be heading to Texas in May, a friend from Texas is visiting this week. Today, we went out to do some fly fishing—after a torrential rain storm, which made the water a little too muddy. It was … Continue reading

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Off then On

There’s an interesting phenomenon around here where they turn off and on the two rivers where you can go white-water rafting. Going to Chattanooga this morning to get Lauren, the Ocoee was off—no water coming out of the dam upstream—hardly … Continue reading

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