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Get out while you still can!

Note to rootbound plants: Get out while you still can! I planted dozens of seeds in little plastic containers, wanting a head start on the short growing season in my region. The weather warmed up but I got busy. The … Continue reading

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Have you read?

Yes, my carnival round-up again. The Christian Carnival at Parableman. And another one tomorrow at Chasing the Wind. I like the post by Light Along the Journey – Enlarging My Soul. It was great to be reminded of the hymn … Continue reading

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The Eight

I’ll play on this one, since the thought-provoking Heidi tagged me. Eight random bits about me: 1. All right, here are the rules. 2. We have to post these rules before we give you the facts. 3. Players start with … Continue reading

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End of June Carnival Roundup

Summer is carnival time, and I can’t wait for the Deschutes County Fair over here! My kids rode a camel there last year, and loved the boat ride, the balloons, the elephant ears, the animal exhibits, the Fun House, and … Continue reading

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Carnival Roundup

This past week in the blogosphere carnival world of interest to me: The Carnival of Homeschooling “Fun” edition is hosted by Kris’ Eclectic Homeschool. The Carnival of Family Life 58th edition is hosted by MamaBlogga. The Christian Carnival 176 is … Continue reading

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Wireless is Touchy

I’ve been out of the internet loop for a short spell as our wireless internet went awry. Wireless obviously has some great advantages, but there’s lots of bugs to be worked out – at least in my little part of … Continue reading

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Carnivals

The 73rd Carnival of Homeschooling is up over at The Lilting House. Thanks, Melissa, for a great job putting that together. Have a blog post to submit for next week’s carnival? Here’s the handy submission form, hosted next by About … Continue reading

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Christian Carnival CLXXII

The Christian Carnival CLXXII is up over at Crossroads: where faith and inquiry meet. I enjoyed the Sung’s Razor post by Tantalizing If True – had this amazing Chinese Christian attended a better Bible College, seen better Christian videos, or … Continue reading

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I Think

Je pense, donc je suis. Rene Descartes expressed this idea, and I will now declare: I have received a Thinking Blogger Award, Therefore I Am. Thanks, Jane at Halfmoon Happenings for the tag. I am to reply by nominating five … Continue reading

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Praying for Blacksburg

My deepest sympathies and prayers go out to Virginia Tech families of the murdered and wounded, and to the entire student body, the faculty, the town of Blacksburg, and the state of Virginia. Psalm 23 A psalm of David. 1 … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons I Shop at Goodwill

My friends know I’m a long-time Goodwill shopper. Hey, everyone loves a bargain, but I thought I’d share my motivation. When springtime hits, like no other season do I want some new outfits! Goodwill, here I come. TOP 5 REASONS … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer executed today in 1945

Monday, April 9 – today’s date – in 1945, was the morning of the hanging of Dietrich Bonhoeffer at the Flossenburg Concentration Camp. German pastor, writer, dissident, and martyr. A great force behind the German Resistance to Hitler’s Nazi regime. … Continue reading

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Kids at work

A family business can blend well with homeschooling, as many have discovered. We have an online sports merchandise company, TeamMASCOT.com, that I have to juggle along with the needs of the family every day. But as far as jobs go, … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hey, I’m writing about faith, family, and life. I read classics and the Bible. My greatest goal in life is to raise my children to love God and love people (immediately, this looks like simply preventing them from killing each … Continue reading

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