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May
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Weather.com registered the temperature as over 90F today in Walnut, California. It’s not even the first day of summer yet. The calendar says the official first day of summer is June 21st. Elliot and Amy went swimming in the pool. Don’t you hate that initial shock of cold water? Six or seven years ago, a […]

28
May
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This was taken sometime last year when we had new windows installed. The ladder was conveniently next to the patio, and a piece of plywood was conveniently on the patio so that the workmen can stand there to install the window. So why not go up there and see life from a different perspective? I […]

28
May

I would post pictures of Audrey all dressed up for her first prom, but I don’t want to embarrass her! Her friends came to do her make-up, hair-do, finger and toe nails, and even shaped her eye brows. She got a royal treatment, and looked like a princess. The preparations were probably as much a […]

23
May
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An article in the LIFE Weekend Magazine says there are signs that couples are having more than the current average of 2.09 children. The National Center for Health Statistics’ data has shown a jump in the number of births to mothers of two or more – 28% of all births in 2003, the year of […]

20
May

Amy was listening to some music on Elliot’s Ipod nano. It doesn’t have an obvious on/off button. “How do you turn it off?” Amy asked. I don’t know. We googled it and found out you hold down the pause button. Gosh, how are you suppose to know these things? I suppose you can read the […]

19
May

He Maketh No Mistake My Father’s way may twist and turn, My heart may throb and ache, But in my soul I’m glad I know He maketh no mistake. My cherished plans may go astray, My hopes may fade away, But still I’ll trust my Lord to lead, For He doth know the way. Though […]

17
May
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1. Dropped Amy off at school and enjoyed a 45-minute walk with my husband. We need the exercise, and it was a nice time to talk. 2. Researched properties for clients. There is more inventory of homes on the market now. It’s becoming a bit more of a buyer’s market. 3. Picked up Amy from […]

16
May
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In Bible Study today, we were studying Genesis 49-50 about how Jacob and Joseph both made preparations for their deaths by leaving instructions to have heir bones taken to Canaan. The discussion question was: How prepared are you to die? While that question may make us think whether or not we’ve made preparations for our […]

12
May
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From Gary Bauer of American Values: Have you seen the recent studies that try to quantify the value of motherhood? It seems financial analysts are attempting to calculate the “market value” of a mother’s worth in today’s economy. One study added up the value of 17 key occupations that mothers typically perform, including Executive Chef, […]

10
May

Dear Abby, I am a crack dealer in Mt. Washington, KY who has recently been diagnosed as a carrier of HIV virus. My parents live in Morehead and one of my sisters, who lives in West Liberty, is married to a transvestite. My father and mother have recently been arrested for growing and selling marijuana. […]

09
May
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Have you ever read M.C. Beaton? She has a Hamish MacBeth series of whodunnit type of murder mysteries. That’s what I’ve been reading lately. Today I received in a mail a book from a friend. It’s called Becoming Who God Intended, by David Eckman. I will start on that one too. I like to read […]

04
May
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The solar car story of God’s answer to our prayers should be remembered and passed on to generations to come. Elliot started the Walnut High School Solar Car Team in October, 2004, his junior year. They have nine months to build a life-size car from scratch in order to participate in the Dell-Winston Solar Car […]

03
May
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“We will not hide them from their children; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has done… Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands” Ps 78 It’s a curse and a blessing […]

02
May

Here’s another of Amy’s signature meatloaves. You could call this a meatflower. People from all over the world are ordering these designer meatloaves from us. Send me your order today before these limited edition meatloaves are all sold!

02
May
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Meatloaf doesn’t have to be a loaf. You might say it’s a meatdog. This was especially shaped by Amy for Audrey’s birthday last year, 2005.