Monthly Archives: June 2009

Mission Trip

So we are back from our week long mission trip to New Mexico with World Servants and it is strange. I feel that though I was forced out of my comfort zone in every way imaginable, I left some of … Continue reading

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New Mexico Bound

Rick, Ellie and I are off bright and early Saturday morning for a week long missions trip to New Mexico! We’ll be serving on an Indian Reserve there…ministering to children, building an addition onto the church we will be staying … Continue reading

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New Outfit

Auntie Grace sent Ellie this adorable shirt and leggings as an early 1st birthday gift…judging from her expressions, I think she feels quite pretty in it!:) Merci sister! (No-she’s not about to fall here! She just didn’t want to sit!;)

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Friends

“That’s my buddy!” says Micah as I get ready to post these pictures of him with his sweet little friend Ellie Martin. We looked after her for a few hours Monday night and they had fun together in the backyard!

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Urban Gardening

We are blessed to have a garden apartment. And by “garden” I mean a 30×20 or so concrete slab. When we moved in there were edging blocks inartistically stacked in a square, minus a few made into a BBQ pit … Continue reading

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Death Is Not Dying: A Mother's Testimony

Rachel Barkey with her family Yesterday afternoon, the kids were napping and Rick was out getting top soil for our burgeoning backyard garden. I was looking at a Christian mom’s blog and came upon this story of Rachel Barkey, a … Continue reading

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49 Million to Five

My wife thinks Ann Coulter goes a bit far on her rhetoric when talking about abortion so I’ll add that warning… but I think this is an absolutely classic illustration of liberal absurdity.   Read her article 49 Million to … Continue reading

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Baby Dear

Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the everywhere into here. Where did you get your eyes so blue? Out of the sky as I came through. What makes the light in them sparkle and spin? Some of … Continue reading

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Away

Our little weekend get away, sweet and rejuvenating! As usual, my dad’s cousin Barbara and her husband Philip were the best hosts ever and we talked politics, etc over delicious food. Flowers, butterflies, hummingbirds, more flowers, the soft hum of … Continue reading

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