more accomplished at 7 than at 31

Look what I found the other day. I’m not sure what I was looking for in my folder of old school papers, but I ran across this and thought it deserved to be shared. It’s a pretty impressive resume for a 7-year-old, huh? Thanks, Mom, for hanging on to this for me.

I generally don’t claim the ability to sew any more.  If I have to spend my time being nit-picky, give me words. I’ll format your documents, design CDs or proofread your letters and  stories. But ask me to figure out the tension on my sewing machine so I can turn out a straight seam, and I will think of a hundred other projects that need to be done first. Like giving my toenails a French manicure or reorganizing the camp kitchen…

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About ruthie.voth

Wife of one, mother of four, friend of many. Lover of details, color, good conversations, finding balance, and being honest. Passionate lover of a well-crafted sentence - even more so if it's witty. Weird blend of cynical optimist. I'm the worst kind of woman. I'm high maintenance, but I think I'm low maintenance. Somehow, people still love me. Must be grace.
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3 Responses to more accomplished at 7 than at 31

  1. Lauren Combs says:

    Hey Ruthie!! This one is really sweet:-) The Lord definitly knows the desires of our hearts:-) I need to remember that;-)

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  2. Marcus says:

    You’re right, the filial connections across the space-time continuum are shining through again. I’m sure it’s some sort of bond formed during your time of caring for your baby brother 🙂

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  3. christina says:

    oooh french manicured toenails! I love that. mine are right now. I use a white paint marker – it’s so fast. and I definitely couldn’t cook or sew at seven, so yeah, I’m impressed. I did change cloth diapers, though.

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