Archive for September 2007
Bacon in Heaven?
Friday, September 28, 2007 “Mom, I bet they’ll have bacon in heaven!” said my daughter confidently and happily. “And I bet they won’t even need to kill pigs to get it!” she continued. “Cuz we like pigs, even if they are dirty, right? They’re nice.” –Heaven ponderings from my eight year old. 🙂 Also today,…Read More
Thanksgiving was Tuesday
It’s a cool, misty morning. I sit, hearing the soft hum of airplanes overhead and passing cars far away on the freeway. My kids are playing quietly, enjoying some down time after a busy week with relatives. It has been a great week though, enjoying my brother here from out of state. My sister, my…Read More
Empty Little Shoes for Now
Well dear Family, Now we know why people so often wait until 8 weeks… Since the due date calculator said that we were at 5 weeks, we hoped we were close enough to the safety range to share the news with everyone. The baby miscarried Tuesday night. For almost three hours, I had heavy cramping,…Read More
Mountaineers, Sutter’s Mill, and Weird Science!
We’ve been enjoying our first week back in homeschooling. I now have a 7th grader and a 3rd grader, which is crazy to me. I am so excited about this new year of history! We scarfed down “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” reading several chapters aloud a day. Partway through, we learned about steam-powered engines…Read More