Monthly Archives: January 2010

Junior High Sled Fest

Today the Savig family invited the junior high group to their mountain retreat home for an afternoon of sledding fun. And what a blast it was!  A full afternoon of sledding down one of the longest sledding hills we have ever seen – 950 meters of pure speed!  The hill is suited for a long sled and a truck pull […]

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It’s That Time Again, Folks!

Yes, our favorite time of year – FAFSA time!  We are filling out the on-line forms once again, demonstrating to the federal government how much money we do not have.  As Dan and Daniel were busy with this process in the other room, I just heard a choice selection of Daniel’s comments.  My favorite?  Question […]

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Our Beautiful Snowflake

Allison has a fabulous pair of Merrell winter boots.  Not only are they waterproof, warm, and stylish, but they leave these REALLY cute snowflake-laced footprints.  We can always tell where Allison has been from the tell-tale prints.  This afternoon we got a fresh layer of snow.  As Allison walked home from school, she thought about the cute […]

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Coffee Shop on Kemerovskaya

I have spent a lot of time at home this week, catching up on my back-log of computer chores: transferring and deleting files, archiving pictures in multiple locations, freeing up space on my laptop. . . Not very stimulating work, but it has been nice to have some down-time after several months of packed living.  […]

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Retro

It seems like everyone has gone retro these days on Facebook.  The weird thing is that I have some Facebook friends who I have actually known since elementary school.  And when I see their second-grade smiling selves, I think, “I KNOW that girl. Only now she lives inside a forty-something year old woman’s body. . […]

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