Category Archives: Celebration

Texas Visit

We are back from our annual trek to Texas (though this year, we went twice, or actually three times, and for me it’s been four). All that to say it was good to see family—some for the first time in … Continue reading

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Graduation

We had Lauren’s high school graduation this past weekend. She graduated with four of her friends, and it was a wonderful ceremony. We are thankful for her hard work over the last 12 years, and we are excited about what … Continue reading

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Great Scott, She’s a Scot.

Lauren has decided on a school. She will be going to Covenant College in the fall and majoring in community development. Between now and then, we have lots planned: her senior trip in New England, graduation on May 20, the … Continue reading

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Protocol and Seeing People as People

Every year we take the high school students on a formal event—AKA a fancy night out. Every time we have taken this bunch of kids somewhere, someone always complements them on some aspect of their behavior vis-a-vis the normal teenager … Continue reading

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Kevin Makes a Dozen

The Adams cousins added a 12th member this weekend, and it was the first time all the cousins have been together in several years. Lauren, Rebekah, and I left NC on Thursday, picked Jenna up in Jackson and made it … Continue reading

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Cousins and Snow

The Baileys graced us with their presence again over New Years. It is always a fun whirlwind of puzzles, games, gingerbread house making, and if the weather is nice, time in the woods. Continued construction on a structure in the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We hope everyone has a wonderfully Merry Christmas! We have had a busy but enjoyable last couple of days. From a Christmas Eve service last night, to continuing the Christmas Eve tradition of tamales for dinner to Christmas morning service … Continue reading

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