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Busy, busy

We’ve been crazy busy trying to get ready for winter around here! Between choir and band rehearsals, homeschooling and college, it’s been hard to get to the “important” stuff. We got a few things dealt with this weekend, though! Saturday … Continue reading

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Newest addition to the worship band

Look who got recruited to play with the big boys in the worship band at the Presbyterian Church with me!  

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Pears

I purchased two boxes of green Bartlett pears last Friday at Jones Farms in Zillah, and they all came ripe Sunday night. The kids helped me bust out two canner loads plus a big batch for the dehydrator. 14 quarts, … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Organized

I just finished the curriculum planning for  the Moose for his fourth grade homeschool work this year. This major undertaking, which usually eats up most of August, results in me having weekly checklists completed for the entire school year; very … Continue reading

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Two more boxes of pears

Equals 23 pints plus a few for eating fresh. This is in addition to the two boxes I did last week. Unless red Bartletts (my favorite variety) miraculously materialize, I believe I’m done processing pears for the year.

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Watch out world, he’s licensed!

As of mail delivery today, he’s carded and official. Ready or not, here he comes! I’m not certain I’m ready for a teenage driver as well as college student, but I will admit it’s got its benefits. He’s voluntarily taking … Continue reading

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Garden, out of control

August is the month for back-to-school and the garden reaching peak of harvest while simultaneously seeing the weed population explode. I neglected to pick anything for a week while I organized my older children’s school schedules, and so found myself … Continue reading

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