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Introducing Finn!

Last April, just before his college graduation, my son’s little red Honda Civic gave up the ghost.  It was sad.  I had a lot of prayer invested in that little car.  After graduation practice we went to the garage where … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat (Around the) Seeds!

I had a moment of rebellion yesterday morning.  My parents were coming and all of us who are in town were getting together for dinner.  I promised I would bring some watermelon, so I got everything together and got ready … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Aging and Stuff

My youngest child, my baby boy, is entering the last exam week of his college career.  My middle child turned 30 this week, which means that more than half of my children have  entered “real adulthood,” and today my oldest … Continue reading

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For the Love of Doodles

I’ve been teaching at my current school for almost sixteen years.  I began teaching after eight years of home schooling, eighteen years of mothering, and three years of teaching right after college. I’ve taught Sunday School, coached Bible Quizzing, and … Continue reading

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Our Quest

George and I have a winter morning routine.  One of us walks the dogs whilst the other one sections the grapefruit.  In our old age we have become very fond of the tangy-sweet “burst of summer in your mouth” that … Continue reading

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A Recommendation: Foyle’s War!

Let’s face it, Americans have fallen for British television.  First came Dr. Who, then Downton Abbey, and now we’re all crazy in love with Sherlock.  Personally, I have never seen Dr. Who, but I know it is out there somewhere in … Continue reading

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Post and Let Post!

I have been horribly lax about my blogging lately.  I’m teaching a new class. I’m trying to get in shape. I have writer’s block. My children hate my blog. I could probably come up with at least twenty excuses. However, … Continue reading

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Fitbit

This is a Fitbit. This tiny piece of technology has taken over my life.  It talks to me.  Just a few minutes ago, when I picked it up after taking a shower my Fitbit said, “Hug me, Lellie.” It’s a … Continue reading

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Secret Mission–SHHHHHHHH!

This morning I’m suiting up, putting on the sunglasses, grabbing my cloak of invisibility and going on a mission–code word: BANNER (as in Bruce.)  I’ll be going with my daughter while my partner agent keeps our grandchildren “on ice.” Yesterday … Continue reading

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Dog Poop!

There.  That title alone should be enough to tell you the extent of my displeasure.  As a child, I was NOT allowed to use the “P” word.  Well into my school career, I believed that “poop” was a cuss word … Continue reading

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