Author Archives: Tim OK

Holiday Season, 2019… has begun!

I really feel that that holiday season, when you have kids in ours’ age range, begins around Halloween. You can just feel the energy being the same, and the excitement of decorations, lights, and the shortening day giving a similar … Continue reading

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Weekend with Good Friends

Ras & Maas came to visit this weekend, and we visited Uncle Dan & Aunt Vicki’s cabin on Orcas Island (thanks, as always, Dan & Vicki!!!) Friends are important; maybe one of the most important things. CS Lewis’ quote rings … Continue reading

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Evie quotes: “ I have more friends than I can count”

Said in earnest, this does not sound to the ear quite as arrogant as it might read on the page

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Halloween 2019

And so arrives Halloween. And, with it (and a few birthdays), I think it’s safe to say that the “Holiday Season” has begun. To me, the biggest thing that occurs to me for this Holiday Season is the idea of … Continue reading

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Evies 7th birthday party

32 family members came to celebrate Evies 7th birthday this afternoon.  We do our best to treasure these moments, and how many surround this girl with love. Two days later (on her actual birth-day), we went to visit Oma, who … Continue reading

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Ye Medieval Village

Well, I didn’t see this one coming. Yesterday, Aunt Colleen invited us to a Medieval Village, which was actually in the nearby town of Carnation, as they celebrated the holiday of Michelmasse. How could we say no? What we found … Continue reading

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Just those little glimpses of who they are…

I asked Evie why she picked the book she picked to read. She said Because it’s big It’s an adult book, And I like to pretend I can read adult books It’s about Jesus

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