Category Archives: Family

Full House

Everyone is home now. Lauren, of course, has been home for awhile, but Jenna came home last Saturday. She can do her distance learning as a teacher as well here as there, and since being shut up in a garage … Continue reading

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Three Instead of Four; Four Instead of Three

The plan for the week was to make four trips to Chattanooga: 1) Last Friday we went to drop Dana off at the airport to fly to Texas to be with her mom, pick up Lauren at Covenant, come back … Continue reading

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New Flower Bed: Phase 3—With Help

The girls are home for Spring Break—but Dana has gone to Texas to be with her mom who broke her arm. But Dana and Jenna crossed paths in the Dallas airport. Today, one of the only sunny days we’re going … Continue reading

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New Flower Bed: Phase 2

The snow’s all gone; the rain has stopped for a couple of days; the sun is shining; and it’s not freezing cold. So it’s time to dig in the dirt since it’s A) fairly soft from all the rain and … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

2020 has gotten off to a good start. Jenna and Lauren are back in Nacogdoches and Covenant College. We’ve gotten through four weeks of Classical Conversations. Rebekah and Dana are back tutoring after school at the Pinwheel program. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Bailey Visit

We had a great time with the Baileys as always. It is so good to get everyone together. As usual there were lots of games—but only one puzzle this year. A gingerbread house. Some hiking. Some reading. Lots of good … Continue reading

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Christmas and Puzzles and Company, Oh My

The girls made cinnamon rolls for Christmas morning.   We had our annual Christmas Eve tamales after our Christmas Eve service, and then we finished the pre-Christmas puzzle—one has to make room for the Christmas puzzle! We had 6 people … Continue reading

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