I’m hoping one of the boys gets a job there solely for a discount!
The baby ducklings that we incubated and hatched were just introduced to the pond and welcomed by their mamas! Lots of happy duckling noises over here these days. We sheared the sheep! And be “we” I mean Johnny had help from Uncle Jim and neighbor Jason. The turkeys are getting HUGE! They are very gentle [...]
Uncle Jim invited Johnny and the big two boys pheasant hunting with him and the German Brethren. For the past few weeks, they’ve studied their Hunters Education course and passed their certification tests. Fun thing about homeschool is you can create new courses on the fly and call it “school!” Meanwhile, I’ve been researching how [...]
Summer might be over, but you bet we will soak up the rest of these 70° days with neighbors, friends and family! Crosby helping dad build the sheep’s “pen-demic.” Neighbor/Auntie lets Lincoln come help with the goats often. Trying to get someone excited for our Sunday morning walk...he currently wants to be carried everywhere. We [...]
Second day of school photos, because I forgot yesterday. We are praising God daily that He called us to homeschool. Johnny has been so encouraging and helpful. Before he leaves for work, he jots down cute notes for us on the wipe off board. I could not imagine doing any of this without his support! [...]
Chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast, opening presents, playing in the bathtub with his new LEGO submariner! This is NINE! I wanted to make note of your wishlist because it made me smile. Added later: whoopee cushion, nerf gun and a Hydro Flask. Stay small, k? After eating (surprise surprise) Panda Express for lunch, delivered by [...]
Classic dinner conversation at the Gillespie house. Hudson age 9: "Dad's name is Johnny but sometimes people call him John for short." Me: "Actually, his real name is John but we all call him Johnny." Dixie age 7: "So, mom (pauses) is your real name Feeb?" These two photos have nothing to do with the [...]