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Without The Words

I had great things planned for the three butternut squash.  I imagined sauteing them to share at a community garden night so people would learn how to use them.  I pictured a fine pie that people would think was pumpkin, but was actually made with butternut squash. While we were gone to Pickle Lake, the […]

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Old Married People

“I got a text with a heart in it!” I told Marnell the other night.  (It was from him.)  “That was really special since we’re old married people and don’t do romantic things anymore.” “Old?” he said. “I mean old as in, we’ve been married a long time. And I was just thinking that I […]

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Powdery Mildew

Powdery Mildew

From the land of birches and pines, we returned this week to Elkhart to find Bill the volunteer had overtaken not only the flowerbed but was fast claiming the front porch.  He was sending out curly green arms and wrapping them around any and all available anchors, whether blades of grass or splinters of mulch, […]

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Pickle Lake Photos Updated

We finally made it home and the Pickle Lake blog is updated. (Apparently it didn’t like being posted in the north woods.) I’ve included the link below.  Thanks for your interest! Pickle Lake Blog

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Pickle Lake

We are praising God for a good week in the north! When we teach VBS in Pickle Lake, there are many things that remind me I am no longer in Elkhart. There are the mosquitos and black flies, dense clouds around the bodies, whirling and buzzing and biting ankles and hair lines and ears. There […]

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