Household Hazards

posted in: Humor | 9

Avi is an early riser, and this morning she was bouncing around my bed at 5AM, kicking the walls, talking, singing, poking, prodding. I got up at six and we headed to the dining room where Avi occupied herself with … Continued

Reflections on Stitches

posted in: Large Family | 4

Tucker, 3 1/2 Half a day after our latest bout with stitches…I woke up in the middle of the night to a child in my bed. It was dark so I felt around until I felt masses of matted, clumpy … Continued

Morning Drama

posted in: Large Family | 6

I just returned from taking this little one to get her head stitched up. This stuff always comes out of nowhere in our house…really. Hilary and her crew came over today for some quick pics for a project she's working … Continued

Actual Rafting Photos

posted in: Homeschooling | 1

Taken by my friend Bridget…who has a camera and lens that work! Everyone should have a friend like that.     Boaz, 14   Ezra, 17 Judah, 11 And that’s the end of the rafting trip photos. I promise 🙂

Wenatchee River Rafting Pt. 2

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Our Boy Scouts were busy almost every minute. When we arrived they set up their campsites, were responsible for all their own cooking, stayed up late around the campfire on Friday,  went on a six mile hike on Saturday and … Continued

Wenatchee River Rafting

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Our boys’ Boy Scout troop invited the Webelos and families on their annual river rafting trip down the Wenatchee River (only our Boy Scouts went rafting, not our family- we just camped). Each troop is broken down into patrols, and … Continued

Little Visitors

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Our little visitors are growing and changing. Soon they'll be moving on to seek their fortune.  It's so hard to imagine how a creature this small (smaller than quarter) can survive in the big world out there. But I suppose … Continued