Category Archives: Canning

Eight Years and Counting

Eight years ago today, we arrived in NC. Some of us have changed a little. To celebrate, we pickled 14 pints of okra. While we actually did pickle all that okra, it wasn’t really in celebration of anything. The summer … Continue reading

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The End of an Icon

It sits nestled in the very corner of Clay County. It’s owned by a man named Clay Logan. It is called Clay’s Corner—an apt name. I pass it on every trip to town. It is the morning gathering place for … Continue reading

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Camp Macon, Eclipse Miss, and Peppers

For the 1oth year in a row, Jenna has been to Lake Forest Ranch—either as a camper or working on staff. Lauren has been nine years (she missed one), and Rebekah has been six times. They all went together this … Continue reading

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Garden and Girls

The garden is doing well, which means we have been staying busy (and Dana bought a bushel of peaches too!): And we brought these two girls home yesterday from a summer of working at camp!  

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Fall

Last Thursday, the hill across the way looked about like it did in the picture from the last post. Friday morning, when we left for a field trip to the art museum in Atlanta, it was foggy, and the hill … Continue reading

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1st Day of School: Part II

After the turn around trip to Mississippi to get Jenna to school, Lauren and I started a couple of days later. Here’s her class on their first day back: It’s a great bunch of kids, and we are looking forward … Continue reading

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Camp

Our youth leader and I just got back from taking nine kids to Lake Forest Ranch in Mississippi for their mission camp. The camp buses in 250+ kids from around the county (one of the poorest counties in the state) for … Continue reading

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