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And So Now It's June. . .

The question is, will this be published before the end of the month?!?

So far, it's been a crazy month. . .we haven't had all four kids under one roof yet this month.  Frederick went to "Camp Van Jura" (his aunt and uncle's) then ended up with Nana & Grandpa for another week. . .now Margaret is having her turn (but only one week total b/c cheerleading calls. . .).

Thomas and Margaret went to Fuge with our Cookeville church. . .and now Marie and Thomas are both at Cedar Lake Camp as a Counselor-in-Training and a Jr. Counselor.  Quiet weeks around here.

Margaret had cheer camp with her middle school last week.

We put an offer in on a house in our new city last weekend. . .and it was accepted. . .had our inspection last week. . .things are moving along.  Anything could happen at this point be we are hoping not. . .it's been a long 4 months in our 1400 sq. ft. apt.  We really like it here. . .but it's time for our own space.  It has never really seemed &…

A Day in May

Here is another "Day in the Life" post -- a month late but that's how I've been rolling lately. . .

I took these pictures on a Monday in May, knowing that I wanted to document another "random" day of our lives here in our new town, trying to figure things out. . .

Hopefully this is a short season in our life. . .this transitional season. . .there are so many GOOD things about it but, truthfully, it would be great to be "settled". . .house/home, job, teams. . .

Since moving here, most days (weather dependent), we can at least reach our local stations.  Tom gets up and moving at 6 a.m., I usually start moving about 6:30, get the kids up at 6:45, and when the Today Show begins at 7 a.m. I have begun making breakfast and all kids are at least out of bed.
Because the kiddos have such a hard time doing *anything* when any screen is on, I set the sleep timer to go off at 7:30 so we can all catch the news headlines, weather, and a few other things, then i…