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Whispers of the Lakota – Some inspirational poems by Native American school children at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota

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Red Cloud Indian School is one of the largest privately funded indian schools in the United States, educating 600 students on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in a remote part of South Dakota since 1888. Tell Me About Your Story … Continue reading

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Jacob is turning 15

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Our oldest son is turning 15 years old this week and is behaving like a true teenager. These days he walks around the house with his noise-cancelling headset on to listen to electronic music. He usually doesn’t hear us calling … Continue reading

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Boys sweet boys

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Trace-Pitman Greenway in November

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The last photo is of my birthday tree. For my surprise birthday present this year, David had a tree planted along the walking track in Trace-Pitman Greenway to mark my turning 40 years old . We exercise there often with … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020

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We went to our friend Madalyn Miller’s downtown bookshop to enjoy Halloween this year. Due to COVID, we didn’t feel prudent to take James trick-or-treating at people’s houses, so when Madalyn invited us to a “fun and surprising” Halloween party … Continue reading

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A beautiful Fall evening on Green River Lake

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Last Thursday we explored Green River Lake near home on Kendal and Linda Burress’ boat. Kendal and Linda are David’s clients, who had been asking us to go out with them on their boat for several months before we could … Continue reading

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Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum in Bowling Green

As we had some errands to run in Bowling Green, we thought we should visit the Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum while we were there. We had noticed this place and wanted to visit it last year but could not … Continue reading

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Sunday adventure at Dale Hollow Lake State Park

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We were ready for a lake adventure last Sunday. It was a beautiful day, neither too cool nor too sunny. We had visited Dale Hollow Lake State Park a few weeks before for a hike overlooking the lake and knew … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon excursion to the Loretto Motherhouse

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Usually on Sunday afternoons we take the boys to the soccer field adjacent to Trace-Pitman Greenway to play soccer. However, it has been raining all morning and we didn’t think we could play soccer on the wet grass. We drove … Continue reading

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Jacob’s confirmation ceremony

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The Archbishop delivered a very good homily about how the confirmed children should take care to choose good friends in life and to stay close to Jesus. As he anointed the children on their foreheads with the holy oil, he … Continue reading

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