Category Archives: Crafts

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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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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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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