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James’ First Holy Communion

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After almost a year of preparation, James went through the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) last Wednesday and then received his first Holy Communion during Mass last Sunday. Dorothy Davis is James’ religious education teacher who has taught him lessons every … Continue reading

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Adventure Science Center in Nashville, Tennessee

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Last weekend we went to Nashville for the first time and visited the Adventure Science Center. After we finished talking to the ticket attendant, Jacob and James ran straight to the sound/music making area and stayed there for 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Ward-Meade Park Botanical Gardens in Topeka, Kansas

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For Spring break fun this year, we headed to the heartland to visit our Aunt Karen and David’s hometown. Usually when we drove to Kansas through Indiana and Illinois, we would see corn fields along the whole way. This time … Continue reading

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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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