Monthly Archives: April 2008

the last Word?

Hang on everyone, it’s the last day of April! Here’s something kinda neat: Voltaire, the infidel, predicted that 100 years after his death the Scriptures would be replaced by his writings.  Twenty-five years after his death, the house in which … Continue reading

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obsessiveness

Ahhh!  Isn’t it nice when you suddenly don’t have a totally-cluttered-busy day?  But then of course, you end up “wasting time” on things… We’ve discovered a benefit to having to learn a new computer:  you end up learning about a … Continue reading

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fluffy world

This morning, it’s very wet out there, and… fluffy!  The rain has just made it all POP–the leaves and blooms–yay! Did you miss us for 2 days?  We did tell you that The Mom was busy with the kids’ Club … Continue reading

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poems about bugs

Why not?  There are good bugs and bad bugs, we’ve certainly learned THAT, with all of this stomach/diet stuff we’ve been doing with The Student.  And these days, we’re crossing our fingers and concentrating very hard (most of you know … Continue reading

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make me a vessel

You can’t tell me that Paul never thought much of women (or at least, people who work in the kitchen): “In a well-furnished kitchen there are not only crystal goblets and silver platters, but waste cans and compost buckets – … Continue reading

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animal garden

Ahhhh!  These warm-weather-days just feel SO good!  It is supposed to get cooler near the end of the week–actually more “normal” temps of 15 C (about 60 F)–will that feel COLD, since we’ve had these higher temps for so long?  … Continue reading

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the Mothball story

Remember when we asked what to do about the rabbits eating our crocuses–Nanny suggested mothballs and The Mom went out and bought some.  As she’s spreading them around the crocuses in the garden, she has a vague memory of doing … Continue reading

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eat, eat!

All night, the window was OPEN (it’s April!)… how lovely this morning:  the sound of the robin chirping as if the sunrise depended solely on him! We missed doing sermon notes last week; because The Mom missed the first part … Continue reading

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Oy!

They called it a “buzz cut”, but, ah–no.  Skinhead is what they’ve done.  It’s like a bald head that has just started to grow in… our Student looks like a CONVICT!!  The excuse is that the haircutter is new and … Continue reading

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