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A weekend away from it all

It’s been 10 years of wedded bliss for Yoli and me!

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Ten years

we wrote letters and raked leaves we pleaded and prayed we vowed in Santa Cruz and signed in Coral Gables we made babies and bunuelos we gained family and friends and facebook we lost tios and tias and little Jubilee … Continue reading

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The summer of 2013 in photos

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The best pie in Ferguson

After six years, Yoli has finally gotten her due. Her caramel apple pie won the “All-American Pie Contest” with at the Ferguson Farmers Market on Saturday.

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Sprucing up the house (Or is it firring?)

Every year my mom has a lovely Christmas tree at her house. She and dad usually pick one out from a tree farm the day after Thanksgiving. This year, though, they are several states away, and we decided to get … Continue reading

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Missions to space and the Farmers Market

Today I took Jadzia to the Challenger Learning Center in Ferguson to have a space mission. It was a surprise that Yoli had long wanted to give to her. The timing was good since we just visited the Houston Space … Continue reading

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Guess who’s legal?

That’s right! At last, Yoli is a licensed driver. It’s been a long journey (she got her learner’s permit back in Feb. 2010), but we are very proud of her accomplishment!

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The Fellowship of the Readers

Regular readers of this blog know that reading aloud is a big thing in the Renaud Empire. We have gone through many children’s books over the past couple years, including “The Hobbit” twice. For quite some time I have harbored … Continue reading

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What do you do when your new house has no curtains?

Well, you do what Yoli did: Build a big wall of cardboard boxes. (This isn’t just any wall, by the way. The large box on the left is supported by a sort of bridge which allows air to come up … Continue reading

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Fun away from home

Last night Yoli and I had a little “date night.” My parents guarded the Renaud Empire hordes while Yoli and I headed up to church for their Stars of Grace volunteer appreciation event. The last time we were able to … Continue reading

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