Category Archives: from the voth house

-new every morning-

It’s one of those days. You know, where three of the kids are going on a field trip and they have to take packed lunches. But last night was so busy that we didn’t plan ahead. They have sandwiches and … Continue reading

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-a moment in the life of a Maytag-

Monday evening Roger was fixing a washing machine (If you’re a Bethel Camp junkie, it’s the washer in Briarhopper – on the landing above the dining hall.) He was ready to screw the front panel back on, but he couldn’t … Continue reading

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-piles-

This is a small picture of my house right now: No, we’re not moving. It’s just the end of the summer. That’s all. Living at a summer camp means that life explodes into crazy busy chaos during the summer months … Continue reading

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-finishing touches-

I was just looking back through this blog (and laughing at my goofy kids and enjoying my own writing – how lame is that?) and I realized that it’s been an entire year since we remodeled our front bathroom. I … Continue reading

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-in unexpected places-

I’ve been finding these little ladybugs all over my house today. (It’s a cruddy picture; I know. I was using my computer’s camera, on my table, in the evening – ¬†and managed to dunk my hair into my coffee during … Continue reading

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-in the still of the night-

Here’s a new one: This morning I was awakened at 4:30 from a sound sleep….. by a crawdad. I was laying here asleep when I realized that I had been hearing a sporadic sound – a clunk or a click … Continue reading

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the blink of an eye

In the springtime, I always notice how much bigger my children are. They put on their summer clothes, and those arms and legs stretch out so long, longer than their whole bodies when I used to cuddle them close to … Continue reading

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