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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,…

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…

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,…

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…

On a Rainy Day

Hello, I have just come home from work. I sit, sipping a pepsi on a wet rainy day. Kids’ laughter echoes softly from downtairs, and faint refrains from “An Adventures in Odyssey” cd are barely audible. This is my third blog engine. I have a xanga and a facebook to talk with my students, so…