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Tuesday's Talk
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      5 comments

Words to work at believing don't you think? Today was a much calmer day, but still a full one. We worked on school first thing and had a much better time of it tha... Read more
Monday's Musings
Monday, July 02, 2012      8 comments

We finally cracked open the schoolbooks once again (first time in about 3 weeks) and it seemed to be going fine and then all of a sudden it all changed as Isaac made a choice. If he had chosen the tears/frustration over the previous section I w... Read more
Crazy Busy Saturday
Saturday, June 30, 2012      6 comments

Guess what? I didn't have to step foot in the barnyard today! After breakfast I got busy mowing the lawn while the family headed out for Taekwondo. I think the grass is finally slowing down a little bit as it was a much easier job today. ... Read more
Place to Myself -- Over
Friday, June 29, 2012      7 comments

I am scrambling to get a few things done and put away before the family begins arriving. Tim and Isaac should be here in a couple of hours (about 2 p.m.) and I'm waiting to hear on the bus coming from camp so I can go pick up Maegann. I'm gues... Read more
Place to Myself - Day Four
Thursday, June 28, 2012      9 comments

Day Four and the final full day to myself. I've procrastinated my way through it quite well too. I chose to do some weeding in the garden before running a few errands... Read more
Place to Myself -- Day Three
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      9 comments

I know.... this is not the way most people end their day, but my little guy asked me if I had beaten Mario yet as I'd been teasing him about practicing while he was gone. I finally put the game in and played 4 consecutive races (Flower Cup as r... Read more
Place to Myself -- Day Two
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      12 comments

Okay... you got me on that one! "Place to Myself PLUS the animal menagarie!" Today has been a lot calmer and started earlier than I thought it would since I just could not get to sleep last night until after 1 a.m. After I took care of pi... Read more
Place to Myself -- Day One
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      12 comments

What a busy day! Until mid-afternoon I felt like the animals were winning in wher I spent my time! LOL The day began early so I could get the barnyard chores finished and then get Maegann some breakfast before heading to church to meet th... Read more
Life without the boys.... Day Two
Sunday, June 24, 2012      9 comments

Much quieter day on the homefront. No critters in the trap to deal with before breakfast so that was nice. I was able to just close down the traps, make sure there was food and water for the animals and then just enjoy breakfast before heading... Read more
Life without the boys.... Day One
Saturday, June 23, 2012      8 comments

Chapter One: The Barnyard is NOT My Favorite Thing The day began with Tim and Isaac heading to CO about 4 this morning. Thankfully Maegann and I along with the hounds got back to sleep easily afterwards. (They made it there safely by 3 p... Read more
Busy Days Once Again
Thursday, June 21, 2012      9 comments

Since returning from CO the days have been full of activity. The first big event was registration day for the homeschool co-op. Great fun even with the wind! We have 48 families registered (an increase of about 10) and are beginning a wai... Read more
CO Trip
Friday, June 15, 2012      7 comments

We had a full week in Colorado and it is so good to be home even though it means we are back at the ol' routine! The trip was mainly due to Tim's mom not doing that well and his sister needed help getting some things taken care of at mom's ... Read more
Revelations From a Closet
Friday, June 08, 2012      10 comments

Some of my Spark friends know that we've been on a journey at our house to clear out the clutter for several weeks. The final room was the bedroom. Mainly the closet. Y... Read more
Zephaniah 3:17
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      7 comments

The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing. ... Read more
Being the Parent
Monday, June 04, 2012      9 comments

Deut. 6:4-10 Listen, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength. And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am g... Read more

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