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Evelyn’s Dedication

This past Sunday, Evelyn was dedicated to the Lord during the service at Rainier Avenue Church.  It is a bit embarrassing to me that she wasn’t dedicated until the age of seven (as you can see from the picture, everyone … Continue reading

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Tonight, Evie asked, as she has a number of times – ‘When will the Kingdom of God come to Earth as it is in Heaven?” This is a particularly acute question for Evie, as she thinks and worries a lot, … Continue reading

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San Francisco to Yosemite!

We’ve been out of touch the last few days because we’ve had loong days, hoping to squeeze the most out of each amazing area we’ve visited and because we’ve had limited internet access.  At this moment, we are driving through … Continue reading

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Orcas Island, Part II

As they say, all good things must come to an end and unfortunately, our idyllic time here on Orcas is coming to an end tomorrow.  Since we took this same trip last year, we knew what to expect but in … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Minnesota

These past few days, the girls and I had an opportunity to make a trip to Minnesota. Unfortunately, the occasion was to attend the funeral of one of my uncles. But, funerals have a way of bringing a lot of … Continue reading

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Today is our fifth day in France and we are slowing down a bit so thought it might be a good day for a blog post. To give a general sense of our itinerary – we arrived at Charles de … Continue reading

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The Girls and Creative Play

One of my favorite things to watch in the girls’ development is the role of creative play.  I (Cynthia) just finished reading the first two chapters of Charlotte’s Web to Abigail and Evelyn and they loved it.  Immediately after reading, they … Continue reading

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Abigail and Evelyn in Swimming Lessons

Abbey and Evie had their first experience with swimming lessons this week.  They have LOVED it, each day begging to stay in the pool longer.  Part of me wishes I had put them in earlier but the other part of … Continue reading

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Hydroseed – Day 8

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Today we became members of Rainier Avenue Church. 

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