Category Archives: Family

Surprises

Buying a house often comes with a few surprises. Usually people mean negative things when they talk about surprises after buying a house. We had a surprise with our new house, but this surprise was pleasant. We have lots of … Continue reading

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Half and Half

Today’s the day that Rebekah has lived half her life in Texas and half in North Carolina.

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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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Merry Christmas

On Friday, we enjoyed our church’s youth/college group Christmas party. We are blessed with a wonderful bunch of teenagers who are truly a joy to be around. And of course, since it’s Christmas Eve, this is our post Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Almost Done

We are almost done with lots of things. Rebekah and I have one more week of school for the semester. Jenna and Lauren will be finished with their semesters the second week of December. We have moved all but a … Continue reading

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Scattered

On Monday we will all be in five different places. Jenna and Laure, of course, will be in Mississippi and Georgia, respectively. Dana will be in North Carolina holding down the fort. Rebekah is currently in DC with a friend … Continue reading

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Closing

We have an official closing date of September 20. We’ve bought some appliances and started thinking about paint colors (that’s an overwhelming proposition—what is the actual difference between “hazy dawn” and “coconut cream”?). We’ve made a list of what needs … Continue reading

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