Category Archives: Garden

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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Camp Macon, Eclipse Miss, and Peppers

For the 1oth year in a row, Jenna has been to Lake Forest Ranch—either as a camper or working on staff. Lauren has been nine years (she missed one), and Rebekah has been six times. They all went together this … Continue reading

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Great Scott, She’s a Scot.

Lauren has decided on a school. She will be going to Covenant College in the fall and majoring in community development. Between now and then, we have lots planned: her senior trip in New England, graduation on May 20, the … Continue reading

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