Monthly Archives: July 2016

Summer Days

We had two days of rest between the Iowa Blast Swim meet and leaving for Chicago. The cherry trees were a top priority as the had come into full ripeness just as we were leaving for Iowa. We were pleasantly surprised to find so many waiting for us! Erik and I also spent some time…
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Track n’ Field and Farming!

On our fiber farm the sheep are usually the first animals to be shorn. This year, however, we were on our road trip to Florida and couldn't shear them in March and April. The next opening in June proved to be difficult as the sheep were not cooperative and we couldn't round them up. The…
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Iowa Blast!

Over the last several weeks Erik has written postcards to his loved ones. Surprisingly the most difficult postcard to write was the one in French! Erik's brain has transferred over to thinking and dreaming entirely in English! It took him almost an hour to write in French as every couple of words he stopped and…
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The Pick-Up

"Ahhh. We need another week mom!" That is what I heard the minute I walked through the doors to pick these Junior Adventurers up from camp. After that it was "Mom, look at this!" "Mom, see how high I can climb!" They campers put on a little expo of skills. Our boys showed off their…
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