Category Archives: Garden

End of Another School Year

Rebekah and I finished up another year of Classical Conversations on Tuesday. Here’s the before and after. Hopefully we all learned a few things. Rebekah still has a little math and biology to finish up, but it’ll be nice to … Continue reading

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March: Come and Gone

March was a full month for us. Jenna and Lauren were home two different weeks for their spring break. Thankfully they overlapped a weekend. Jenna brought home one of her housemates, and we had an enjoyable week together. Rebekah and … 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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Eight Years and Counting

Eight years ago today, we arrived in NC. Some of us have changed a little. To celebrate, we pickled 14 pints of okra. While we actually did pickle all that okra, it wasn’t really in celebration of anything. The summer … Continue reading

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Spring

I think spring has finally won the battle, but it’s been a long time coming. It dropped below freezing the last day of April, but the trend has been upward since, even getting into the 80s a couple of days … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

Dana spent a week with her mom during the first of October while I was out of town. And on Friday, we picked Lauren up from Covenant for a long weekend—she’s off on Monday and Tuesday. It has been nice … Continue reading

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The End of an Icon

It sits nestled in the very corner of Clay County. It’s owned by a man named Clay Logan. It is called Clay’s Corner—an apt name. I pass it on every trip to town. It is the morning gathering place for … Continue reading

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