Category Archives: Misc

The Waiting Game

A neighbor stopped my husband the other night when he was taking two of the children for a walk to ask if we had “a new baby” yet. My husband looked at her blankly for a moment and then curtly … Continue reading

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Sam’s Store

It seems that many people we know have a membership to Sams Club. Friends, relatives, and mere acquaintances all casually mention their trips to that place. Earlier this year, I had a homeschool mom friend say she picked up a … Continue reading

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Sewing A Dress

This is a delayed Halloween note (a month late). Child #2 wanted to be Mary, the Mother of Jesus, for Halloween. Rather than do the smart thing (like my neighbor) and jimmie up an easy “make do” costume or pay … Continue reading

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Hiatus

Sorry that I’ve been gone for a bit. Things have been hectic and my evenings have been taken up by making Child #2’s Halloween costume. I am not a seamstress by any stretch of the imagination, so I have been … Continue reading

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How To Use Fresh Pears

Some friends of ours have a pear tree in their backyard. They always get to the point where they have used, eaten, and canned all the pears they can handle. So, they are happy when others come and pick some … Continue reading

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Sept 11th, 2001

I remember. I remember being heavily pregnant with my first child. Being on the recruiting trip for my employer. Being lost somewhere in Greensboro, N.C. while trying to find North Carolina A&T University. Hearing on the radio a report of … Continue reading

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Making Salsa

We have been blessed with another good tomato year. Two years ago, we had a bumper crop of tomatoes in our garden and canned a huge amount of salsa. Last year, we didn’t plant any tomatoes and instead attempted to grow … Continue reading

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