Category Archives: Benchmarks

Saying Goodbye: Abbeys first Overnight Camp

I drove abbey up to Cascade Camp Cedarbrook today. This is her first overnight camp, which means it’s the longest that she’s gone away from home on her own. Cyn & I discussed that there are a few times when … Continue reading

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Evelyns baptism

What a wonderful day! There are few days that can make me more proud than when my child chooses to follow God in her life. And Evie did it in a very “Evie way”: with lots of going back and … Continue reading

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Abbeys graduation from elementary school

And so begins another milestone. I got a little in denial when I saw a poster that said “class of 2028” at abbeys party, and I thought “hey! That’s only 7 years away!!’ That can’t be right!”

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Oma’s Entry

June 15, 2021 Today we had Abigail and Evelyn (as we do each Wednesday) for the last time this 2020-2021 pandemic school year.  So we celebrated with ice cream sandwiches, going to a local playground and to a beach. It … Continue reading

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Foster Milestones: what he calls us, how he views us

over the last 2 weeks, I’ve noticed a few things about K: being defensive of Evie, he said “you be nice to my sister!!” he asked me, when I was tucking him into bed, if I would lay with him … Continue reading

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Exit Interviews: 1st & 4th Grade

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Christmas 2019: Happy Christmas, and Happy Decade!

Dear Loved Ones, Merry Christmas! And happy end-of-the-decade! And welcome to the 2020’s! (It sounds exciting, doesn’t it?). Before we tell you a little about us, we want to make sure we tell you: love and peace to all of … Continue reading

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First Day of School, 2019

Here we go…

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Happy birthday, lovely girl

Abigail turned 9, a few hours ago. Here we are with a very special view, off the Mendocino coast.

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The End of the school year

Well, we are here!  Abbey and Evie say good bye to kindergarten and 3rd grade… and that makes them officially: first grader & 4th grader… crazy!!! I know every parent says this, several times a week, as they watch their … Continue reading

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