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Mom and Sons

June 27, 2017

I love these photos of Mom beside her tall, muscular sons. They do grow up, don’t they? And because I love them, I’ll throw in a few other photos from our Sunday afternoon drive. Last week was summer Bible school at our church, packed full with teaching wiggly little human beings about Jesus and all the preparation which that entails. This week, Elizabeth and I …

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Til the Cows Come Home

April 5, 2017

A week ago today, Dad and Mom sold the cows. I’ve been wishing for this to happen for years now. Ever since they started the cleaning jobs, around three years ago, they’ve worked too hard. They’ve had to milk the cows morning and evening, of course, besides feeding and cleaning barn and putting up hay and dealing with frozen water pipes and whatever else comes …

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That Day We Call Thanksgiving

November 23, 2016

I think I sensed it before I got out of bed this morning: a certain happiness, a lightness in my spirit like the light peeking through the edges of my closed blind. I got up, opened the blind. The room flooded with white light. Snow on the ground! So that was it. I am always happy on the first day of snow, that first glimpse …

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