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The next day...

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We were glad that Sunday was the next day--it was wonderful to rest even though we hadn't physically exerted ourselves! Deborah's hair still curled--though loosely now! Isn't she beautiful!
Stephen's style when he fixes his own hair!

 A lovely day! Mark 16:9  Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

Costume Party...

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We have been so busy that our May 26th Costume Party seems like years ago -- but at least we are getting around to posting about it!  It was truly fantastic -- so many inspirational characters attended! :)
Our party was graced by world-famous violinist Joshua Bell...
Mrs. Duggar...

Evangelist and former basketball player Mark Cahill...
The mother of Ben Carson...
Our neighbors the Dunais came, even on short notice! It was so fun to have ya'll!


Julia Child... :)
The boy who designed our current "50 stars" flag...
Medal of Honor recipient Lieut. Lawley...

Mamie Eisenhower...

From another era... Nathaniel was "Wings" who planned the great escapes...
Charles Upham, twice awarded the Victoria Cross and an avid escaper...
Ms. On, a courageous Korean Christian just before WWII...
Beautiful Mrs. Martyn Lloyd-Jones...

The Zoo!

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We had a delightful day,though our legs did get tired of walking near the end! We had been talking on the way of some of the silly things we had heard people say at the zoo, and so I thought we could make someone's day by thinking up dumb things to say and then saying them loudly to others in our group...
(Isn't that what we remember most clearly about the various zoos we've been to?)
Dad thought of a good one while we were admiring the giraffes--there was an ostrich standing next to one of the giraffes, and Dad said, "Look at the baby giraffe!" And Ben came to me and told me how neat he thought it was that giraffes started out with two legs when they were young.  : )
Psalms 8:4-9  What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? 
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. 
Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his…