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Orphan hosting report #9 (7 Quick Takes #33)

This was our last “normal” week in hosting “Valentine” (not his real name), a 10-year-old orphan from Eastern Europe.  Since we’ll be traveling, I can’t guarantee that I’ll have 7 Quick Takes posted here on my blog next Friday, but I’ll try not to leave you hanging too long. 1,223 more words

Quick Takes: Summer 2017 check in

Jared has packed up the kiddos and taken them to the park this AM. Which leaves me with an undetermined amount of time to do…. something…. 949 more words

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Orphan hosting report #8 (7 Quick Takes Friday #32)

Welcome to this week’s edition of notes on hosting “Valentine,” a 10-year-old orphan from Eastern Europe.  The end is getting nearer; we have one more week of “normal” before we leave on our family vacation that will culminate in taking Valentine to the airport to fly back to his country.   635 more words

Friday Flotsam

  1. Been hard at work on the Project, so this week’s Flotsam is going be all about updating on that.
  2. The plan, at the moment, is that the video series 
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Orphan hosting report #7 (7 Quick Takes Friday #31)

Here is the latest edition of notes on hosting “Valentine,” the 10-year-old orphan from Eastern Europe that my family is hosting this summer.  I’m sorry, but I didn’t take many photos this week and most of the pictures I took show Valentine’s face, so there’s only one to share. 1,105 more words

All Over the Place (7 Quick Takes, Vol. 44)

Guys, I am so rusty. I swear, in the however-many-months I wasn’t writing, my brain calcified or something. I feel like I’ve forgotten how to do this – how to sit at the computer for an extended period of time, stringing words together in a way that will convey coherent thoughts. 687 more words

7 Quick Takes Friday: Preparing for Launch

  1. First and foremost, I guess I should announce that I’m taking my blog and my work in a new direction, with the intention of turning writing into a full-time profession.
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