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Friday, May 14, 2010


When ones firstborn leaves home to go work as a roughneck in the oilfields and then on to college in the far west, what does one do? 

Pray lots, answer the phone quickly, thank God for the 20 years together, love on the other five, feel the comfort of the "huggy's" hugs and...

...and sew (using Bonnie Hunter's Leaders/enders idea)...
...and paint and redecorate bedrooms...

(this is in actuality more purple than it looks here)

...and love on kittens (we have a total of four).

(sorry it's blurry)

So we're adjusting and trusting and life goes on and I continue to


  1. That WAS your room, my son. You get the couch now. But we still miss you.


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