Archive | January, 2013


Five loads and tuna fish

Ordinary days. Laundry, school, lunch, errands, dinner. Laundry, school, lunch, vacuuming, dinner. Laundry, school, dentist, grocery shopping, dinner. Five loads of laundry every day. Because 7 people means lots of laundry. Tuna fish for lunch. Because it’s easy. All the other stuff. Because it’s part of my job. These are ordinary days for me. Most…

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two at coffee shop


It was a long week. Last Monday, Eric’s grandmother was buried. He and 4 of our kids made the trip to the service. I wish I could have been there. I cheered thinking of her in heaven. Caleb was very, very sick. (The next day we found out he had the flu.) He and I…

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