Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Magic Scarf

My little Amelia loves my scarf.  Or so I found out last Sunday when a woman at church kept her in the nursery room during the service and said Amelia would only calm down and fall asleep once she had … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Eve

Our silly Micah:  This is who I came home to this afternoon after a bit of time out with my younger Grace, who is visiting us for Thanksgiving along with her husband Justin and daughter Cora…a little Indian boy!  He … Continue reading

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Honey, I'm Home

Each night, it might as well be like the Cleaver residence at our house.  Rick rings the buzzer when he gets home from work, I open the door and we give each other a hug and kiss before the kids excitedly bombard him … Continue reading

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To Amelia

Amelia Grace Rose is 7 months old now.  Sometimes I feel our third is just tumbling up as one month turns into another and it hardly seems possible she is more than half way into her first year on this … Continue reading

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Open Source Education

What if education was free? The open source movement has transformed the way we think about software and for many years I’ve pondered the possibility of open source education. The seeds of the idea have begun to sprout hopefully to … Continue reading

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Sea of Darkness

I let Micah stay home from school today (five days a week of full days at school can prove to be too much for our four year old).  We did some quality learning together…and had a lot of fun along … Continue reading

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Welcome to Hershey Country

Dear Milton S. Hershey, I have never known much about you or your legacy save my many moments of enjoying a Kit Kat bar or Hershey’s Kiss or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup or Hershey’s instant hot chocolate.  I’ve known your last … Continue reading

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My Mother's Testimony

  (My mom wrote her testimony for my blog a few years ago…I figured such a powerful testament to God’s love and grace deserves a re-post!:) I am sitting on the Voyageur bus on the way to Lennoxville, Quebec.  I have … Continue reading

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Her Princess Boy

What should you do if your little boy wants to dress up like a princess?  I recently read an article about a mother, Cheryl Kilodavis, whose four year old son, Dyson, apparently loves to dress up in princess costumes.  The … Continue reading

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Edible Experiments

I’ve been trying my hand at several varied edible conquests in the kitchen lately! Making my own apple pie crust (I’ve always resorted to buying pre-made crusts in the past), vegetable samosas using filo pastry, cheese muffins, Halloween sugar cookies, and…the kid’s new favorite … Continue reading

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