Tag Archives: Family

The Interview

What was school like when you were a kid? Continue reading

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Sister Trip

One’s family should be the vessel in which a person is able to find the nourishment to grow into their best self. Continue reading

Posted in death, Empathy, family, Grace, Grief, love, Motherhood, pain, Parenting, Roses, sisters | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Ericisms: The Ever-Expanding Eight-Year-Old Vocabulary

The boy’s inventing New Words: We started a new unit in science recently: geology. Eric is absolutely enthralled: there is an entire science devoted to rocks. He has abandoned his former goal of becoming a cowboy, and now is leaning … Continue reading

Posted in A. A. Milne, childhood, Education, Eric, Ericisms, family, Geology, Halo, Homeschooling, humor, Lonesome Dove, Parenting, Pooh Bear, science, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh, Toes, Words, Zombies | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Ericisms, With Additional Bonus Features

Cue that movie voice-over guy: “In a world where kids are unintentionally witty…” Continue reading

Posted in Allyson, Bathrooms, birthdays, Calvin & Hobbes, childhood, Easter, Eric, Ericisms, family, Fathers, humor, Kenton, love, movies, Parenting, photography, Poetry, pop culture, Shel Silverstein, teenagers | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Will of God

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” Continue reading

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Rodalena Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie

The world’s could very well end tomorrow. In light of that, there is only one appropriate thing to be concentrating on today… Continue reading

Posted in Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie, cookies, Cooking, Food, holidays, pop culture, Quotes, Recipes, religion, Spirituality, time | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ericisms: Seven-Year-Old Ladies’ Man

“I know what chics like.” Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: The Shed-jule, Part III

Thursday. The Big Day. Let’s do this: Continue reading

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What Rests in Arlington

Grandpa never spoke of the war. Continue reading

Posted in America, Arlington National Cemetary, death, family, Freedom, grandfathers, gratitude, Heroes, Liberty, Technology | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

The Letter

Letters are so much better than email. Continue reading

Posted in Books, Culture, friendship, Letters, love, Nostalgia, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments