Archive for November 23rd, 2007

This is Poetry?

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Haiku Friday
You know I love you
As I rush round the kitchen
Dinner will be good.

Start with the turkey
Cranberry sauce, whole berry
Sugared, buttered yams

Oops! Still need dessert
What about the slow cooker?
I’ll make a cake there!

Such a good dinner
Lots of work, lots of dishes
I had fun cooking

I’m thankful for you
My family whom I love
Big meal’s no problem

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When they were young

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

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I believe this photo was taken about 15 years ago, in our living room, looking out to the west of the house. In the back row, left to right, we see Sarah (7 years old), Michael (6 years old) and Philip (9 years old). In the front row we see Kayla (4 years old), Laura (7 years old) holding Rebecca (almost 1 year old) and Debra (2 years old). I’m estimating here; do you children think I’m right?

Rick was looking through some of the old photo albums and came across some of these reminders of precious days gone by.

Here’s another fun photo:

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We had a large dirt pile that the children loved sculpting into rivers and roads.

Have I ever mentioned that we used to raise a couple dozen chicks every so often so that we could have fresh eggs? The older children helped with the chicken chores. Philip was especially good with the chickens. Here you see him with a TAME pet chicken:

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