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You may or may not have noticed from the pictures I’ve posted lately, but Joshua is growing up. And by up, I mean up. He’s now nearly the same height as Jacob. Jacob grew like a madman between the ages of 11 and 13 and has been pretty much the same height ever since. He…

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Earle Boys… At It Again

*Jacob and Josh (Taken after Sam had come home to help me.) They’ve been out there all day. It’s Monday afternoon. It’s also a federal holiday, which means that Jake is home from work and the local schools are out. The boys received an invitation to go to laser tag with friends. Instead they are…

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New Car? Check.

It’s that time of year again. Possibly the worst time of year in Alaska. March. March is when we are emotionally done with winter, but we still have another month or so to deal with it. This winter has been particularly long. Snow came early and we expect it to stay late. We’re breaking records…

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D.C. Take Two

A few years ago we were living in Altus, Oklahoma for a few months while Jake was attending KC-135 training. Jacob was 10 years old. I grew up with 6 sisters and my only brothers were much younger than me. Boys were always an enigma and as my son approached adolescence, he was no different….

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Never Ending Story

If you’ve spent any time with me on the blog, you know I always have laundry to fold. Always. There is no exception to that rule. Ever. In days past (passed?) my laundry always rested on our loveseat. It was the most convenient place. That was until we got a new couch. The spot in…

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The window faces east.

This morning the truck was frozen solid and covered in hard frost. On the drive home from seminary at 7:45am it was still dark. Fall has settled on Kodiak and winter is knocking. Thankfully it’s not the harsh winter that we experienced in North Pole. Although we have heard that La Niña will be visiting…

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