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Growing Girls

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

On Sunday, we had to say good-bye to our friends Gracie and L once again.  They have been visiting from India for the last few months with their parents, but headed back there this week.  I snapped one last picture of the girls together (L is an 11 year old boy and being photographed is […]

Pumpkin Pickin’ Time

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Our church is hosting another pumpkin patch this year (it doubles as a fundraiser for the youth group), so on Saturday, with Nana and Papa for company, we went to pick out pumpkins! The rule was: you have to be able to lift and carry the pumpkin you want.  (Exception made for Thumper, of course.) […]

Playing in Dirt at Church

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Well, we had a good reason for it! Our church is beginning a building expansion to put a kids’ wing on the current structure.  Yesterday was the official groundbreaking ceremony before the real work gets started this week.  Several shovels stood ready for kids to use, and our children’s pastor selected several kids out of […]

Hugs at Church

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Ane usually spends first service helping teach the younger kids (her own class is second service), so she’s rarely in service with us.  But lately, she’s been making sure that she gets out on time to see – and hug – Obachan each Sunday before she heads home for lunch. Ane is only a few […]