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Happy Chicken Lives
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Happy Chicken Lives

To all the chicken farmers out there: keep on letting your eggs look kinda grimy and maybe a little wet.  And I really like it when they’re all different sizes.  This way I don’t have to feel like that couple on Portlandia, and I can just know without asking that your chickens have happy lives … Continue reading

Dichotomy
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Dichotomy

#lifeindetroit Our neighbors on both sides are terrific.  To the east, they’re grandparents and have lived in their house for 30 years.  Don’t think it’s been painted in that time.  Charlotte brought me begonias when we moved in. This afternoon, our friends from a couple blocks over had their garage broken into and a whole … Continue reading

Ellary

Quote Wall no. 4

Ellary has been pulling out all the stops lately.  Love this kid. Dear Jesus, All the world fills my life.  It’s not spring yet, and there are no volcanoes. Thank you, Jesus. {I have no idea what “all the world fills my life” means, but it’s something Ellary often says while praying.  She has been pretty nervous about … Continue reading

We Went to Israel
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We Went to Israel

Wow, guys.  We really did get to go to Israel!  I have such an intense desire to fully express to anyone who asks exactly how huge it was for me, but I know that’s impossible. Therefore, I’ll provide some highlights. hiking through the Makhtesh, the wilderness where the Israelites wandered for 40 years swimming in … Continue reading

Some Key Points
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Some Key Points

Where are we at these days? Still in Ann Arbor!  I’m a big fan of our apartment complex.  It’s super diverse culturally and socioeconomically, and most of the kids are free-range.  It probably goes without saying that this comes with its share of big problems, but hey, this is real life.  The playground is 50 … Continue reading

No Promises
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No Promises

As you can see, I messed around with the blog a bit, and I’m going to start using this as a family/personal spot.  I’ve never liked my personal blog, and my life is such a mish-mash of things, it doesn’t make sense to try to compartmentalize. I’m throwing around some ideas for future posts: 1) … Continue reading