Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Power of the Word

The Power of the Word

    On a recent survey of our home I found pen marks on my walls, undecipherable words indelibly impressed upon my couch, and reams of paper …

 

Elevation

Elevation

Thanks to an inspired comment from a friend, I read an article this morning by Elder Holland entitled “The Tongue of Angels”.  It was the …

 

Extra Credit

Extra Credit

Since we left the world of tests and grade point averages 3 years ago, I had forgotten about the concept of “Extra Credit”.  Taylor, 12, …

 

Dinner Hour

Dinner Hour

Our house is once again filled with squeals, giggles, baths and bedtime stories.  My floor is covered in a thin layer of crumbs that the …

 

Whites

Whites

What is the perfect shade of white?  My thoughts have been consumed by this question over the last two weeks.  I love white and want …

 

Homecoming!!

Homecoming!!

After 9 long weeks our 1 and 3 year olds returned home!!  The decibel level increased dramatically and our family once again felt COMPLETE. Daisie ran …

 

Coming of Age

Coming of Age

One of our favorite events to witness in Jerusalem were the Bar Mitzvah celebrations.  It was an incredibly moving experience to watch those 13 year …

 

Listen Carefully!

Listen Carefully!

We have some important news!  Due to the untimely demise of Mac’s “Mobile Me”, The Adventures and Antics of The Dalton Gang has of necessity …

 

Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation

In order to placate my guilt from allowing the kids to have a four-month vacation we decided to make a list of things they learned …