Category Archives: Family

And Just Like That

It’s back to school for Rebekah and I. We started on Tuesday with another year of Classical Conversations. For Rebekah’s senior year she is doing a half day at CC: Shakespeare, Philosophy, and Chemistry. She’s doing two classes at home: … Continue reading

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Shrooms

Last year, Dana went to an Extension Service workshop where she inoculated some logs with Shiitake mushroom spores. We have finally begun to harvest some. Lauren comes home from camp tomorrow, and Jenna moves to Texas on Wednesday. Thankfully, Rebekah … Continue reading

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Mowing and Other Summer Activities

At the old house, I would need to mow the yard quite often: at times every five days was not too frequent. The grass was thick, the yard held a lot of moisture, and the yard was big—two hours was … Continue reading

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Weddings and Camp and Garden

For the second time in less than a year, we’ve attended a wedding for one of the kids that used to be in our youth group at church. The first, last August, was close to home; this one was in … Continue reading

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Graduation Part II

A few more pre-graduation pictures, including the building that houses the English Department. The fountain and student center in the background. And the sisters all together. But she did actually graduate! Summa cum laude and an honors fellow. She will … Continue reading

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Graduation

We’re excited about tomorrow for this one: In the meantime, we got to hear Jenna and several of her classmates give readings from their capstone projects this afternoon. Jenna’s was in creative non-fiction and the piece she read today was … Continue reading

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April Update

Spring has sprung; I think we are finished with the wood stove for the year! Though I probably shouldn’t speak too soon, it can freeze around here until the beginning of May. All but the tops of the mountains are … Continue reading

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