Little Visitors

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Our little visitors are growing and changing. Soon they'll be moving on to seek their fortune.  It's so hard to imagine how a creature this small (smaller than quarter) can survive in the big world out there. But I suppose … Continued

Fifteen

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That's how old Boaz turned yesterday. It's amazing how fast they grow up when you adopt them as teenagers. Boaz has an awesome sunny, happy personality. He has a smile that lights up a room as he  walks in. He's … Continued

Crossover

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Monday night was Enoch and Mordecai's big crossover meeting for Cub Scouts. Crossover is when the boys "crossover"  to their new level in scouts.  Enoch crossed over from Bear to Webelos. Mordecai went from Tiger to Wolf. Enoch is very … Continued

Japanese Class and Candy Sushi!

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Adalia and Tilly had their last Japanese class for the year yesterday. When I suggested I take a few pictures (since I don’t have any of the actual class) they both said, “Let’s do some jumping pictures!” These two often … Continued

Talking with Tucker

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Last night as Tucker (3) was playing with legos, he kept holding up pieces and asking which was my favorite. They were identical figures he had made in different colors. Every time he’d hold one up, I choose one. But … Continued

Snapshots from Around the House

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Judah (11) and Hezekiah (5) engage in some male bonding. Tucker and Avi (3) fight for the limelight. Boaz brushes up on this photography skills. (This camera is a film SLR camera that a friend gave us. It has neither … Continued

It’s No Secret…

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…I love Mondays. I love getting my house back in order from the weekend. Getting back to our daily routine. A fresh start for a new week. But sometimes Monday’s can be hectic. Like yesterday. Have I mentioned our dishwasher … Continued

Mordecai

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Mordecai (6) Hezekiah (5)  Where do I start? My blog is first and foremost a record of our family’s life together. It is not a personal journal or a newspaper. I try to keep it real, while maintaining a certain … Continued

Canon 50mm 1.8

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I was a second shooter at a confirmation last night, but since my lens is being repaired again (I won’t rant…I won’t rant…I won’t rant….*deep breath*,  okay) I borrowed a 50 mm 1.8 from friend for the shoot. I decided I … Continued

Hezekiah and Anakin {Doll-Making}

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Hezekiah and Anakin Judah finally, finally finished the doll he was making. He did great working on the head and sewing and stuffing the body, but got frustrated with attaching the arms and  head. I got sick of trying to get the … Continued

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