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    First day of Preschool

    Today was Blake’s very first day of preschool!!  He was excited are ready to go.  He goes just a couple days a week for a couple of hours each time. He has some friends from Sunday school in his class so that will be good for them. All boys!  Our little Blake is growing up!!!!  He even has a backpack now . . . I would love to be a fly on the wall and watch him in class and his interactions with the other 3 year olds as well as his teachers. Its funny how protective you get and how you want to be there to defend and explain…

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    Celebrations

    Our youth Back to School Retreat was yesterday and today at Windermere.  We had a great time together even though it was incredibly hot! Over 100 degrees!!  They swam some yesterday in the lake and we tried to stay indoors as much as possible. I love my youth and it was a good time to hang out together as a smaller group.  It is amazing the different feel a retreat has when we have a smaller group of 20 youth compared to 50 or 60.  It is relaxed and more intimate which I enjoy. Pictures are up here. Today was also a celebration of two major events in our family’s…

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    What I've been Doing Lately . . .

    Here is a picture of what has been occupying my time lately! 🙂  My beautiful niece and very handsome nephew.  Blake is a great big brother – taking care of Morgan, asking to hold her, sharing his hotwheels with her even though she can’t play with them yet.  You can see why I’d rather be spending time with them.