Adult in the Church

Adult in the Church

Clare is our newest adult member of the Church!  She was confirmed last night.  She was so ready!  Thanks to Celeste Howard for all she did to prepare this group of homeschooling girls.  May the Holy Spirit bless and keep them all the days of their lives.

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Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

It has taken me SIX CHILDREN and ONE THOUSAND readings of Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham finally to make green eggs and ham.  It feels like a significant milestone in my life as a mother!  Somehow I now feel complete.

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Run, Don’t Trot

Run, Don’t Trot

Our family continued its tradition of running the Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving.  What a great way to begin Thanksgiving!  Kim and I ran the first portion together, and Leah and Clare ran together as well. I enjoyed finishing the 8 mile run, just behind Ron, Ken, Jake and Charlie.

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We Love Emma’s House

We Love Emma’s House

Every week we go to Emma’s House–a non-profit for teens with special needs.  We love the precious people!  One of the young ladies and I did puzzles.  Every time she got a piece placed right, I looked shocked.  She laughed and laughed.  She really made my day!

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What a Night!

What a Night!

It was such a memorable night–celebrating Humanae Vitae and the light it casts on family life.  So many of our lives have been so radically transformed, our thinking completely re-oriented, and the portrait of our families forever changed, because of this encyclical.  On its 50th anniversary, it is only right that the families, and mothers…

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