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Book

One of the things keeping me busy this spring was the need to read through the proofs of my book and create an index, as final stages to this decade-long endeavor.  This, then, is what my spring break looked like: … Continue reading

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Fun with the kids

Sydney was away for several trips this spring, so the kids and I took off for local hikes before the weather turned hot; today, and for the foreseeable future, Kentucky is predicted to be in the high eighties and humid. … Continue reading

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Additional Spring Sights

Nathaniel constructing his birthday present, which combines two of his favorite things, Harry Potter and Legos: Katherine in her favorite hat (which made for hat hair nearly every day this spring): Katherine dutifully attempting homework while Domino “helps”: Erin

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Things You Only See on a Winter Hike

For our last hike of MLK weekend, we stopped by Dog Slaughter Falls (near Cumberland Falls).  Sydney had the camera so that he could capture some of the water-and-ice sights that made us stop every few minutes on our hike.  … Continue reading

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Pine Mountain and Cumberland Gap

Over MLK weekend (yes, in January: I’m playing catch-up), we took off to Pine Mountain State Resort Park, just a couple of hours south of here.  We’ve decided that, on the whole, slippery winter hiking is preferable to insufferably hot … Continue reading

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Paddling hard

Despite best efforts, we’re definitely feeling it to be a full spring.  I just got proofs for my book today–which come with a four-week turnaround time for proofing and indexing–and have papers and exams to grade in all four classes.  … Continue reading

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Christmas with Family

Just after Christmas, Sydney’s brother Nelson and Nelson’s wife Kira came for a visit, bringing 19-month-old Allister with them.  We hadn’t seen them since we spent Christmas at their house last year, and Allister has really grown.  Sydney and I … Continue reading

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Katherine at the piano again . . . this time for a recital

You can probably tell that it’s been a busy fall for us.  Lots of teaching and writing deadlines for Sydney and me, lots of school activities for the kids, and lots of farming.  We’re hoping for a much quieter spring! … Continue reading

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Piano

Music in our house is a bit of a delicate dance.  Katherine has been taking piano lessons for 2 1/2 years, readily claims music as a big part of her identity, and draws music notes and pianos on her school … Continue reading

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The First Day of School

Katherine is 9 and beginning 4th grade, and Nathaniel is 7 and beginning 2nd grade. I asked them to hug each other, and they did!  They’ve played a lot together this summer, and I hope they don’t lose sight of … Continue reading

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