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Baby Pictures!

Yes, we still live in the dark ages of film cameras so we had to wait for my mom to send us some digital digital images of Maria. Maria was born at home with a midwife assisting. So far we have had six of our seven kids at home and the experience has been much better than our one experience ...

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Missing An Old Friend

A couple of weeks ago while driving through town I saw my old Mustang at an intersection. It still looked great and I realized that I still miss that car a year and a half after I sold. Someday I’ll get another.

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We Have a New Baby

Maria Isabel Andrea was born at 10:08 pm at home on the feast of St. Andrew Kim. Mom and baby are both doing fine. Pictures to follow… We have been tossing in names from the Chronicles of Narnia with some of our kids and have the names Lucy, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Caspian scattered around. Today was also the feast ...

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Entertainment Is…

Having your two-year-old volunteer to recite a litany of saints during bedtime prayers. “Sate lizbefannsetin”, “Sate thomisquinas” while almost injuring herself as she “sits” on the couch.

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Prayers Needed…

My grandmother, “Nana”, is in hospice care suffering from congestive heart failure. She is my last living grandparent. Growing up I knew all of my grandparents, a great-grandmother “Grandma Nana” on my Mom’s side and a great-grandmother “Grandma Daisy” and great-grandfather “Grandpa Coke” on my Dad’s side. I think I was really blessed to be able to know so many ...

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The Theory of Relativity

$$ aagh=(10 – zz+\gamma^{Db})/\Omega $$ Where: $$ aagh $$ = the relative level of chaos in your house $$ \gamma $$ = the number of children making noise $$ ^{Db}$$ = the decibel level of the children $$ zz $$ = The number of hours of sleep you really got the night before $$ \Omega $$ = The number of ...

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Road Trip!

This last week, after two years of saying we were going to do it and a few hours of actual planning, we took the first non-family visiting vacation since we got married (10 years ago). Our new van needed a shakedown so a four day trip to National Parks in the Four Corners area with eleven of the twelve seats ...

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