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The End of All Things (well, 2013, anyway)

This week we finished our 2013 school year officially! (Very happy about that!) We had a light week of school, finishing up some subjects I wanted to complete further. We did not study math, spelling, science, or phonics; those were … Continue reading

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Baking, Building, and Beards

I began and ended the week with baking. My beginning baking was for yet another attempt to make money for our church building project. It utterly failed. I am short-story challenged, so I’ll write more on that Monday. My ending … Continue reading

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Finishing Strong

Life with littles and life in Africa–both require flexibility. I have tried several times to sit down and write about our week, only to have a more immediate task brought to my attention. On the homeschool front: Caleb had a … Continue reading

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Weekly Report: The Mixture of Life

Last week we only held school two days because of Thanksgiving. I used this story to teach the boys about America’s national holiday. How odd then, that the very next week, we fast-forward to modern times across the ocean. Nelson … Continue reading

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Weekly Report: Trouble Comes in Trios

The electricity was off often this week. We endured it with patience, and so far the only lasting problems that came of it were some rotten eggs and jugs of milk (I’m baking a lot with buttermilk right now!) We … Continue reading

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1 1/2 Years of Summer

Summer is officially here! The heat, which has been hinted at, lost its subtlety. Rising just after 5:00 AM, the sun practices its bleaching power on the curtains in my children’s rooms, causing them to wake up waaay too early. … Continue reading

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Learning and Growing

The week has been full of appointments and surprises (not all good) in the ministry. This past Monday I spent time putting our house in order after our shipment from the U.S. arrived. Tuesday we visited the local dairy farm … Continue reading

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