Etcetera

All the random things I haven’t categorized yet.

About those writing resolutions…

So last year I made a poor resolution. To resolve to “do _____ every day” unless it’s to breathe or sleep is probably not going to happen.  I resolved to blog every day, and to write more on FB than I did here. Well, if I count my work posts and the posts I made […]

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Growing Tomatoes & Remembering Tips

This tip for growing tomatoes seems like it might work well for our dry climate… basically make a watering bucket and plant them around that. I’m not ready to plant tomatoes yet. Saving the link for later. By the way, sharing an item on your FB wall doesn’t really help you save it for later, […]

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Spare the Rod? Challenging Spanking

Please said it aint so: More than 90% of American parents spank their toddlers three times a week. I think this calls for a little bit of a brainstorm. When is spanking the best way to teach a child how to behave? Personally, my answer is never. But if you’ve got a situation where spanking […]

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Quote from a friend

A friend gave me this quote at a party, and I’d been meaning to share it here. It was originally given in a talk to men, but it applies to everyone. “Serving God and our fellow men will challenge us and transform us into something greater than we ever thought possible. Perhaps you might think […]

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Abide with me…

This is one of my favorite hymns — maybe my fifth or sixth favorite even. Sorry I haven’t been posting the six times a week I committed to! I’m actually well over that if you include my other blogs, but most of those are private. I’ve just been super busy with homeschooling and working and […]

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Fools Mock…

So the kids and I are working our way through Proverbs. For whatever reason, I’ve just had a hard time getting into the spirit of it. Perhaps it’s that the full chapters tend to touch so briefly on so many different topics, none of them really sink in. But we’ve been wanting to read straight […]

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