Category Archives: Books

Comings and Goings

Dana spent a week with her mom during the first of October while I was out of town. And on Friday, we picked Lauren up from Covenant for a long weekend—she’s off on Monday and Tuesday. It has been nice … Continue reading

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Goodbye #1

One girl is off to college. We dropped Lauren off today at Covenant, got to meet all her roommates, and got her settled in. She has orientation activities for the next several days before she starts class on Thursday. We … 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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Cooling, Camp, College

We got a new A/C, Heating Unit today. The old one went out. And it is times like this that I’m glad we are renting. The old unit was part gas, and the new one is all electric. I’m curious … Continue reading

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A Little Edible Competition

We spent—thanks to our church—a couple of days in Asheville: a Christmas Biltmore tour and some post-Christmas shopping for the girls (after procuring some swimming goggles, I no longer had a dog in the shopping hunt, but I did manage … Continue reading

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Back Home—and Leaving Again!

The trip to Texas was a quick 2800 miles, but enjoyable (except for the need to visit the chiropractor after 15 hours of driving on the way there). Some of the highlights: A strange duck on a fence: Some old bones: … Continue reading

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Acceptance, Losing, Winning, Boxes, and Books

Jenna got her acceptance letter from Appalachian State today. I suppose it was rather anti-climactic since we’re almost 100% sure she is going to Belhaven. Christmas brought three new games into the family: Shadows Over Camelot, Seven Wonders, and Lord … Continue reading

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