Category Archives: Food

Almost Christmas and Some Catching Up to Do

Time flies when you’re having fun—and gone for 16 days. Since last I’ve posted we’ve gotten some rain, which has put an end to the wild fires. Though while they were around the smoke made for some interesting photos: We’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Spicy Update

School has been the norm over the last few weeks. We are 1/3 of the way through with the semester already (at least Lauren and I—Rebekah’s class is taking a couple of breaks along the way). It has been unseasonably warm … Continue reading

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Blueberry Picnic

The blueberry picking/picnic was a success: 7 pints and a nice day to be outdoors. And in case you didn’t notice, you can also pick flowers at Stoney Hollow Farm. In addition, we also bought some beets for this. And … Continue reading

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Putt-Putt in Helen, GA: A Review

Back in the late 80s, I started a putt-putt rivalry with my friend James. Who knows how many rounds of putt-putt we played in Austin while in college (Peter Pan Mini Golf on Barton Springs, and another one near Highland … 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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Two More Visits, The Latest Thing, & Back Together

We visited two more colleges, Samford (where we meet Mr. Beeson) and Mississippi College (where we saw the floating globe, called the kugel). Oh, and we also learned about the actual schools. Samford is in Birmingham. Mississippi College is in … Continue reading

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Spring, Celebration, Studio?

Spring has sprung. Unfortunately, this tree is earlier than all others and we still have a long way to go before we are rid of our subfreezing temperatures. But there’s hope. Rebekah turned 14 today! And we were thankful that … Continue reading

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Symphony

Thursday, Lauren’s class went to Atlanta for our spring formal event with Classical Conversations. Despite traffic—the two and a quarter hour trip took three and a half—we had a great time, even if we did have to do a little … 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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The British Are Coming!

Actually, they have been all year as far as Lauren and I are concerned as her English class is British Literature. One of the families in Lauren’s class hosted a British dinner on Sunday. Everyone brought their favorite (?) British … Continue reading

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