Category Archives: Football

December Update

Our last day of Classical Conversations was this week. The girls still have some school to do this week, but finals are being taken and final assignments are being completed. And the girls helped to put up the Christmas lights … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Following our North Carolina tradition, we went to the Grays for Thanksgiving. This is always a large gathering with at least one other family from church plus various other Gray children in from college and their friends. Last year there … Continue reading

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August Weather and Weekend Miscellaneous

A cooler (by 2°) and wetter (by 2″) August than last year. While the rain has tapered off a bit in the last week or so, we got over 12″ in July and August. Two years ago, September 5th was … Continue reading

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Biscuit Pies over the Fire

Roasting marshmallows, making smores, smelling like smoke—that’s the usual around a fire, right? Yesterday at the youth event, we learned something new. First you need something besides a coat hanger. We were using some tools especially made for task: a … Continue reading

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Random Update

This has been a busy week with school ramping up, dental and eye appointments, soccer practice, and various meetings. I would say I’m looking forward to the weekend, but tomorrow night four girls are invading coming over to spend the … Continue reading

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What Do These Have in Common?

These were all a first this Thanksgiving: the first time I fired a semi-automatic rifle, the first time I had rhubarb pie (that I remember), and the first Texas game I have seen this year.

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Bulldogs and Zebras

NC football: not bad. The local 1-A team was playing a 3-A team from down the road. The local team, Murphy Bulldogs, have won five state championships and have just shy of 50 kids on the team; yep, 1-A with … Continue reading

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