Monthly Archives: February 2013

Books Read in February

The George Felse Omnibus: Fallen Into the Pit; Death and the Joyful Woman; A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs by Ellis Peters- I didn’t read the entire trilogy, just Death and the Joyful Woman.  We really like the George Felse mysteries.  Ellis also writes the Brother Cadfael books.  Felse stories are set in modern day England, […]

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Four Moms, Q and A

The 4 Moms of 35+ Kids are changing our structure, basically switching the current format of three weeks of assigned topics and one week of Q and A.   From now on 3 of us will be answering Q&A every Thursday, and once a month all 4 of us will write on some preassigned topic. To […]

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Hollywood Culture and Christian Values

I haven’t seen this show, but the article is fascinating.  The show is Duck Dynasty, a ‘reality based’ television show about a Louisiana family of hunters who run a duck decoy business. “They pretty much cut out most of the spiritual things,” Phil Robertson, a one-time honky-tonk operator who gave up his heathen lifestyle in […]

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Test Your Civic Literacy

Nifty test here. I got 90.91% right. I’ll share the three I missed in the comments. Shamefully: The average score for all 2,508 Americans taking the following test was 49%; college educators scored 55%. Can you do better? Questions were drawn from past ISI surveys, as well as other nationally recognized exams. I would say […]

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Happy Birthday!!

This adorable little butterball is the darling little hoyden in this post. She’s the lovable culprit in this post. We had to wait six years to have her, and by the time we managed to conceive her, I had given up and thought we’d never have another child.  I’d miscarried at 16 weeks four years […]

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