Saturday, December 31, 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016


Kaelyn and I have been busy creating artwork together.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tuesday, December 27, 2016


King Herod and a wise woman
Mary and Joseph
Herod's Consultant

Monday, December 26, 2016

Christmas Eve

 We celebrated Christmas Eve again at the Cookie House this year. The menu included salad with pecans, pomegranates and pears, pretzel rolls, cranberry glazed pork loin, roasted garlic potatoes, unadulterated asparagus, and coconut cake served with raspberry hibiscus tea. 

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016


The uncles are practicing so they can play with their nieces.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

End of semester

Students are done and instructors are done for the semester, but administrators are still working.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tear down that wall

 Since the school room is no longer needed for school, my parents decided to expand the living room by tearing down the wall that separates the two rooms.

Monday, December 19, 2016


"I know why there are snowflakes on the windows," Hosanna told me at church a couple of weeks ago. "It's because we want it to snow." Sure enough, it worked. 

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Saturday, December 17, 2016

After work

It's the time of year when I take a flashlight when I get the mail because it's dark when I return home.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Black and white comedy

Abbot and Costello

Wednesday, December 14, 2016


 Most of the time I wash my dishes by hand, but when I have people over, it's sure nice to have a dishwasher (especially when someone else loads it).  

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Hot chocolate

 After singing at the Dow Gardens' Christmas walk, most of the choir came over for hot chocolate and caramel corn.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016


 Brian made dinner last night. We had pizza.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Staff gifts

Last week we went shopping for gifts for our staff.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Saturday, December 3, 2016


Now that the election is over, I'm receiving a lot less mail. Some days my mailbox is even empty. 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016