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The End of an Era

Our first Chinese Dinner Night was June 18, 2010, and we didn’t even know what we’d started! All we knew was going to dinner together was so fun and facilitated such great conversation, that we had to do it again! … Continue reading

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End of an Era

I don’t know if it’s because we’re not actually moving yet. Or if it’s due to an incredible layer of denial in me that just can’t accept that we’re leaving. Either way, I woke up this morning, knowing it was … Continue reading

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9 teenagers and a 10 month old

Every other Sunday night, we welcome 11 teenagers into our home for dinner and discipleship class AKA The Furnace. I feed them dinner, while also feeding Joshua. The teens are great with Joshua, and he thrives in this social, crazy … Continue reading

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Car Conversations Number Two: Angels and Demons

So I’m realizing that Erik and I have pretty awesome conversations in the car. I’m going to capitalize on this and proceed to post “Car Conversations” from time to time. (Now watch, we never talk about anything of any interest … Continue reading

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And we wonder?

Sometimes I’ve wondered why our teens today are so, well, less naive than I was. And then I went to see Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. I don’t wonder anymore. What could be a cute plot, and is actually, was … Continue reading

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Junior Highers

My house was a jungle last night. Picture this: 8 junior high girls, primarily 6th grade, crammed onto my leather couch in my living room. Pretty scary in and of itself, right? Well, now picture this. Giggling and inside jokes … Continue reading

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