Category Archives: Travel

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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Home Away from Home

After driving to Mississippi last weekend for Jenna’s graduation, we drove to Mississippi and back today (just under 15 hours) to drop Lauren off at camp where she is working as a counselor all summer. And yesterday, Jenna accepted a … 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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House Progress

While I was out of the country, several kind folks from church did quite a bit of work on our house, from painting , to electrical, to dirt work, to landscaping. Since I’ve been back, we’ve continued to benefit from … Continue reading

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Scattered

On Monday we will all be in five different places. Jenna and Laure, of course, will be in Mississippi and Georgia, respectively. Dana will be in North Carolina holding down the fort. Rebekah is currently in DC with a friend … Continue reading

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