Category Archives: Crafts

New Year’s Visit and New Excursion

The Baileys graced us again with their presence between Christmas and New Year’s, and as always, there was lots of fun with puzzles and games and gingerbread houses. In other news, the cat, who has been inside and back porch … Continue reading

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Camp Cherokee

We had a wonderful week at Camp Cherokee. We had 26 kids from Andrews come out each day to the day camp our youth initiated, planned, and ran. It was a fun week of building relationships with the kids (and … Continue reading

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Cool Morning of Work

Unlike last year, this year’s weather for the Folk School was wonderful. This morning started at 40°, so our early morning shift of volunteering at the ticket both for free admission and lunch was a little cool but it was definitely … Continue reading

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Visitors

June has flown by. After getting back from Texas, I performed a wedding here: Then everyone but Rebekah got sick. Then I went out of town for three days for my annual training for the tutoring I do for Classical … Continue reading

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Texas Trip

2800 miles later, we’re home from a long trip to Texas. But we had a good time and did some of this stuff: Saw our youngest cousin. 2. Built a large building. 3. Saw the pot that is still sitting … Continue reading

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It’s Warm Now, But…

It was close to 70° today, but a week ago it was a little different. Two small snows in a row made for a little snow playing. And when you only get a little snow, you can only make a little … Continue reading

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Houses—Edible and Not So Much

The cousins were in the house building mode yesterday. First it was outside where they constructed this in the woods: Then last night the annual gingerbread house making commenced. And of course more games and another puzzle. They are back … Continue reading

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