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Candles are so important to  everyday life here.  As a matter of fact, we were burning so many candles and spending so much money that it became cheaper to make our own.   402 more words

Snowlympics 2016

It was great to have my family here over Christmas break! Here’s a video of our snow-scapades. Enjoy!

Song: The Bad Plus – Chariots of Fire (Theme)

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Interesting Way to Leave the Fall Season

Did you notice yesterday’s dawn and dusk?  It was the last day of Fall as today is the first day of Winter.  And of course, I wasn’t even thinking about that yesterday. 186 more words

Out And About

Christmas Elves Follow-Up

You’ll remember the delightful Christmas Elves that dropped off a goodie basket at our house?  (the young men and women in our church)

Well, one of the goodies in that goodie basket was so good, and so simple to make, that I did something I haven’t done in years! 177 more words

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For fun: videos and pics

Here is a video of Talia trying to drink out of the water fountain.

And here’s one of the kiddos howling like a wolves (wolf-es, as they say). 48 more words

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Spheres outside the home

I’ve met a lot of younger, miserable, intelligent, housewives recently. At home with young kids. They say they are not miserable, but it’s pretty clear they very much are, via their body language, how they talk, the way in which they talk, the yearning, the frustration etc.  98 more words


Sneaking Back Into Cyberspace


Our Christmas tree is up, decorated, and the outside wreaths alit for holiday cheer in our Virginia country world.  Twinkling lights, red bows and a second tree on the deck complete the picture. 166 more words