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Life on the Surface of the Sun

In case you hadn’t heard, this Arizona summer heat is a killer—literally. It’s very possible for babies to get 2nd degree burns from touching their car seat buckles when climbing into a hot car. Thankfully, that’s never happened to one … Continue reading

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Learning Through Playing

Our first visit to the 21st Century Parent Education event was so much fun that we decided to go back for February’s session. These monthly events help parents assess and nurture the development of their children. January’s theme was literacy … Continue reading

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2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Like billions across the globe, we watched the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony Friday night—the entire 4 hour broadcast! I have to say that the best part was from the beginning up through Rowan Atkinson’s performance of Chariots of Fire. … Continue reading

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Loving the Little Years

In spite of Facebook’s ho-hum appeal these days, occasionally a friend will recommend a link that’s bookmark-worthy. Like the link to Rachel Jankovic’s article on entitled Motherhood Is a Calling (And Where Your Children Rank) which led me to … Continue reading

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Hanging Out Together

At the risk of sounding like an incredibly sappy wife, I must admit that my absolute favorite person to hang out with is Stephen Andrew. Exploring is one of our favorite things to do—something we haven’t been able to do … Continue reading

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Still Searching

Day 23 in Phoenix. Still searching for a job. Stephen had his third job interview today, and he has a fourth set up for October 7th. Since we didn’t hear back from the first two interviews, we’re assuming he didn’t … Continue reading

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Washington’s Crossing (David Hackett Fischer)

I just finished reading Washington’s Crossing, part of the “Pivotal Moments in American History” series published by Oxford University Press, and written by David Hackett Fischer. The book is about the battle of Trenton and the winter campaign of 1776-77. … Continue reading

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Minnick on reading, study, etc

I listened to SharperIron’s two-part interview with Dr. Mark Minnick on my way up to WV on Friday night, and thought it was excellent. Tim Joiner also listened to the interview and wrote a great review, so instead of rehashing … Continue reading

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The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

I just finished watching The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe on DVD which I got through my subscription to Blockbuster’s online movie rental service. It’s a lot like Netflix, although I’ve tried both and actually … Continue reading

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God’s Word Preserved–SharperIron review

There’s a review of Dr. Michael Sproul’s book, God’s Word Preserved over at SharperIron. I’m working my way through the book myself, so I’ll post my thoughts on it once I’m finished. I will say that so far my impression … Continue reading

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