January

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I feel I owe a bit of an update on our family. Josh Josh has been faithfully working on his thesis/dissertation to finish his Phd this spring in order to defend it back in Scotland in June.  He has worked on it every day of the Christmas break.  We’d appreciate your prayers for his final […]

Lizzie’s Birthday

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My words aren’t that special, so I’ll skip to what people might actually be interested in: the pictures. The Party: Lizzie’s Ice Cream Social This would not have happened as seamlessly or cookie prettily without my mother-in-law, Phyllis!     Her actual birthday   Nothing beats a straight from the bath baby sporting her new […]

Lizzie’s {Almost} Two!

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If you ask Lizzie how old she is, she will cheerfully tell you with all 5 fingers up no less, “Almost 2!” or “1, 2!”  It is precious.  While on the topic of precious and all things precious, let’s discuss Lizzie some more. Lizzie is by far our naughtiest child, as well as most full […]

1st Days of Kindergarten & 2nd Grade

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Luke and Rebekah had great first days of school!  They love their teachers and have great, quality friends Josh and I are particularly happy about. Luke will be in all-day kindergarten {the only “option” now}, but this week he just goes half-days.  I was able to have a parent-teacher conference with his teacher {why they’re […]

Luke’s 1st 1st day of Kindergarten

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Mrs. Fuller told us to treat today as the first day of kindergarten in that we could come inside, take pictures, and get acquainted with the class room.  Come Tuesday, we will drop the kids off and wave good-bye.  It’s a good plan, and you know she knows what’s she doing after 25 years of […]