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But the catch lies in another hypothetical that revealed to me how clever Miss Scanlan really is.  I pondered for a moment – if Thomas Paine or Thomas Jefferson were running against Barack Obama, which candidate would I vote for?  Obama professes to be a

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Last month, a lady down the street from us, Mrs. Nancy Lee, began giving us knitting lessons.  She has started teaching us all sorts of handicrafts, and plans on eventually teaching us how to weave (she has three looms and a spinning wheel…I can’t wait

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Well, we have quite an exciting Summer ahead. First of all, Dad found a replacement camera on clearance sale. Abigail has been shooting away with it. Now I need to commission some pictures of my ring and the kennel (which we have begun wallpapering with

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Spring is probably the busiest time of year for us.  There is always so much outside work to do.  It’s already been nearly three years since we moved here and thus there is all the more going on. Dad, Rachel and I went to a

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It is amazing to me that sometimes I can be so busy and yet not seem to be doing much of anything. I’m always doing something, of course, but perhaps after I get so immersed in a project, it seems to become less of an

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  I didn’t get to make a post on the first day of March, so I will begin this post with what occurred then.  Our friends the Williams kindly invited Rachel, Joseph and me to accompany them to a splendid performance of Fiddler On The

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February is showing itself to be quite an eventful month! It is also a leap year, remember. Apparently every Presidential Election year happens to be a leap year (every four years). Some friends visited yesterday. Next weekend John Y. is returning from Denver for a

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“Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of liberty, for if we stumble and fall, freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.” ~ Henry Cabot Lodge SEPTEMBER TENTH, TWO THOUSAND AND ONE CLOSED as a happy Monday evening in

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Time ticks away. My time has been occupied with chiseling a substantially intriguing script treatment out of my wordy inventions {it is now completed. A little Dominique coop redux here and there. Planning paintings to grace the walls of the guest house in construction on

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The chicks were let out for the first time at two weeks of age (we had to wait for the weather conditions to be right).  Below are photos and videos of their first two outings.  We have also begun construction on the new chicken coop. 

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