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Strings attached

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ferguson offers a program called “Strings Attached” which offers students guitar lessons and the chance to earn a guitar if they stick with the program. A spot finally opened up for Josie this year and … Continue reading

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Pie in the face

Our kids attend AWANA at Grace Church. AWANA emphasizes memorizing Bible verses so that the kids can hide God’s word in their hearts. One of their teachers, Mr. Rich, has a very unusual way to motivate the kids in the … Continue reading

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The space explorers fight over an asteroid

Usually I tell Josie and Joseph bedtime stories which star two space explorers named Josie and Joseph. Tonight I decided to change it up. They laughed so hard as I told this story that I figured I’d share it with … Continue reading

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The space explorers meet the Borg

On nights when I am home from work, I tell the kids stories before bed. Because they are divided among two rooms, I usually tell two stories. The first story is for Josie and Joseph, and usually involves me making … Continue reading

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First dance recital

The girls first dance recital was a major production.

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Josie’s last day of preschool

Don Héctor and Doña Lucila arrived late last night, and rose early this morning. Our first day together had a busy itinerary.

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The summer of 2013 in photos

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Josie-isms

Here are a few fun Josie anecdotes I have collected so far this year: New words Josie writes “JTL” on her DoodlePad. Then she adds an “E” at the end. “The ‘E’ is silent,” she explains. — Birds of a … Continue reading

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Finally, some decent snow in 2013

Yesterday we had a decent snowfall of maybe 5-6 inches in North County. It was regular snow with some sleet and rain on top. Combine that with temperatures slightly above freezing and you have a recipe for sticky snow and … Continue reading

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Scenes from the backyard in autumn

A weird morning. My tummy was rumbly, but I had promised to accompany Jadzia on her field trip to Little Creek. So she and Ludi and I walked together to school. When I got there, the teacher said chaperones would … Continue reading

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