Monthly Archives: September 2009

Thoughts on Fruit

In the spring, we had a Mother/Daughter Tea at our church, the theme of which was the Fruit of the Spirit. Here is the “fruit” passage, Galations 5.16-25:But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the … Continue reading

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New recipe on Love You Can Eat

There’s a new recipe for some yummy Butternut Soup on my poor neglected food blog. Hope you like it!

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Bubbas

Last night, our four oldest Blessings went home with Dad and Mom Smith to spend the night and help them work on their yard today. They left after Stephen had gone to bed, but before he fell asleep. We could … Continue reading

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And speaking of anniversaries…

It’s our 14th! Happy Anniversary, Babe! I’m so glad to be yours, and thankful you love me even when I’m seven weeks pregnant and horribly emotional. For some reason, I can’t find songs from our wedding on youtube, but here … Continue reading

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A Special Day for Special Friends

On Saturday September 12, our friends Gerald and Dee celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. It was sweet, short, and simple – wonderful! My Papa performed their first marriage ceremony, and they actually held their anniversary vow renewal about a month … Continue reading

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Numbers

We interrupt this season of catch-up blogging with a special report: Jonathan and I have recently learned that Seven is not always the number of completion. We have discovered, that though Seven was Spiffy, Eight is Great!We’re looking forward to … Continue reading

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Other Kansas Stuff

Our van has had a vibration for quite a while and we’ve been putting off fixing it. On our drive to Hutch, it became very evident that we could not put it off any longer. Dale was gracious enough to … Continue reading

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KBC Work Retreat, Sept. 4-7 2009

There was lots of hard manual labor going on Saturday at camp, but for some reason I mostly took pictures of the sewing projects and the kids. Mama Byrd, myself, Mom Yount, and Becki worked on sewing mattresses in need … Continue reading

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Enroute to Kansas Bible Camp

On Friday, September 4th, Jonathan & I, the Blessings, and Papa and Mama Byrd (who had driven in from Florida the day before) headed out for Kansas.  There was a Work Retreat at KBC, and we were all looking forward … Continue reading

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August/September Birthdays

Jonathan’s requested birthday dinner was potato soup, salad, and chicken pot pie. His Coffee Cake-Literally birthday cake was a critically acclaimed surprise. He received a penny whistle and a harmonica (with Mel Bay manual) from his parents and fancy pipe … Continue reading

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