Category Archives: Celebration

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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Texas Trip

The annual pilgrimage to Texas was in May this year, and as always it was good to see family and friends in Clarksville, Mesquite, Azle, Lubbock, Waco, and Temple. And with all the good food that comes with vacation, at … Continue reading

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Last Post of the Year or Putting Together

The fourth puzzle of the holidays is currently under construction; these are the first three finished up to this point. Between puzzle three and puzzle four, we had a little ginger bread house decorating contest. Here are the finished products.

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Happy Thanksgiving

It has been good to have both of the girls home from college. We began the annual Thanksgiving puzzle the night Lauren got home and finished Thanksgiving morning. We enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with some good friends from church. Tonight … Continue reading

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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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