Monthly Archives: August 2009

Hope Chest Traditions

A little over a month ago, I began doing some freelance work for an online studio. For my first assignment, I accidentally did the wrong title. Ha! (I realized it was the wrong title before I turned it in, don’t … Continue reading

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A New Addition

We’ve been considering the possibility of getting a dog for the last several weeks, after losing 5 chickens in about a week’s time. On Tuesday, thanks to some amazingly generous friends, we brought home a new addition to our family. … Continue reading

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God, the Cosmic Janitor – from Molly

from Molly at Adventures in Mercy, a passionate and well-written post reminding us that There is no such thing as a Cosmic Janitor. There is such thing as a God who sits down for supper with a harlot and has … Continue reading

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Maker of the Universe

I have so much to post! But I must go fix supper. So I’ll tell you about our new puppy, etc, later. But I had to take the time to post this wonderful video. I hadn’t heard this song until … Continue reading

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Full Day, Full Heart…

Mom Smith, Davey, Barak, and I were at Child Evangelism Fellowship International Headquarters in Warrenton, MO today for a day long workshop in preparation for this year’s Good News Clubs. Dad and Mom Smith have been doing clubs for the … Continue reading

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Making Powdered Laundry Soap

I made laundry soap this morning and decided I’d try taking pictures of my work, both for the sake of having pictures for a tutorial and for the sake of trying to hone my meager photography skills. I’ve posted more … Continue reading

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Another Rendition

… of the Hallelujah Chorus. Enjoy! [youtube=]

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I realized this morning that I have only imagined posting about the guineas that we’ve had since the beginning of July. This just goes to show that not all the blog posts that start in my head end up online. … Continue reading

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Stephen has had a tiny dimple near his left eye for quite a while. It’s cute, but doesn’t show up that often. Here’s Stephen on July 5:Very cute. But no dimple. Then on July 9, he got in a fight … Continue reading

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Memory Dishes

Laurie commented recently about how dishes hold food memories, and asked if any dishes in my life hold memories of certain foods. I’ve been pondering this, and want to pass on the question, as well as answer it for myself. … Continue reading

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