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Sunday with the M.'s...

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Christian explains...
Nathan seeks to comprehend...
Attentive and non-attentive audience...
Lydia listens...
Ben gets an interesting thought...
Guessing the puzzle...
Micah appreciates...
Stephen looks kissable...
"Not quite"...
Leah contemplates...
Deborah appears out of it...
Andrew thinks...
Stephen doubts...
Andrew likes...
And Stephen wraps it all up with a beautiful countenance! Stephen was asking me the other day if I knew of any other airplane books that had "swerves" in them. A "swerve", is a picture that shows a tactical maneuver or flight plan for combat. Stephen and I love reading about them together and studying the pictures, but alas, there are very few books with swerves in them, and we have gone through all the ones I know of, --and this I had to explain--ending up with a teary-eyed boy!
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The Mories came for a string workshop, and Christian stayed with us for the day!
My young garden : )
One of my birthday roses not yet opened. I so enjoyed anticipating their blooming, and now that they are, it is funny to think of how they were before! And so this quote...
"As though a rose should shut and be a bud again..."
--Keats
Mom's raised beds
pretty and picturesque...
Choosing bikes. An important part of having friends over!
Reading together : )
The guys used neat recycled metal for the "facade"!

The cat...
...in perspective
Ready for installation!

Progress!
The "new" facade.
From the other angle..
Forever tag---a very fun version of freeze tag where everyone is it!
"The sun was down, And all the west was paved with sullen fire."
--Alexander Smith

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These next few posts won't be strictly in order of time, so please think of them that way! Tag!




"Breathes there a man with soul so dead, Who never to himself hath said, This is my own, my native land! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd, As home his footsteps he hath turn'd, From wandering on a foreign strand!"
--Walter Scott Huisache Daisy
Wheat from the last years straw bales!
An opening large enough for a big rig!
Sheet Metal going up!
Deborah and Micah have harvested many radishes from the seeds they planted. Translucent bean leaf
More structure and shadows!

Fiesta!

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"The morning dawned bright and clear," as they say...
Meeting new friends!
Esther B...
...decorating!
Cheery and festive!
Worried about something?
Setting up chairs for the delicious food...
Love the bright colors!

The P. girls and Elisha served food!
Crystal made this and the other half of the world, (!) and the pastor's wife from the G.s' church made the center cake with the verse, "Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel".

Brothers

Mr. G.s' Mother!


Spectators
Duane
Stephen
Mom and Dad share a laugh!