Monthly Archives: April 2014

Classics Club, Book #4: The Awakening

This is my fourth post for The Classics Club.  I’ll be reading one classic book a month for the next 4-5 years.  Here’s the list of all the books I’ll be reading.  I’ll try not to include too many spoilers … Continue reading

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Where’s Marko?

Do you all remember Where’s Waldo?  Let’s play a game of “Where’s Marko?” Found him yet? Nik was taking pictures of the Easter service at church last Sunday.  He was up in front, taking a picture of the congregation during … Continue reading

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April Sewing: Ellie’s Dress and Mark’s and Nik’s Ties, for Easter

Nik’s mom, Tina, and I went on a lovely day trip to New York City almost exactly five years ago. After visiting a special exhibit of Greek art, she indulged my love of sewing with an afternoon of shopping, primarily … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

“Χριστός ἀνέστη!” – “Christ is Risen!” “Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! ” – “Truly He is Risen!” Christ Is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed!

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Marks Gets His First Haircut, Ellie Dresses Up To Go To Church with Yiayia, and I Can Hardly Stand All The Growing Up That’s Going On Around Here

The haircut was all Nik’s idea and not mine.  I would have let it get way longer before starting to cut it (because once you start, you just can’t stop!).  Plus, I told Nik that there’s a verse in the … Continue reading

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When Mama and Ellie Are Reading Books…

…Mark will play! (Note to self: crackling noises should probably not be ignored.) And, in other news, Mark is walking!  He has been for about six weeks but has recently developed a new level of confidence.  He’s so confident, in … Continue reading

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Recipe: Soaked Whole Wheat Pumpkin (or applesauce) Muffins

In my continuing quest to make our whole wheat baked goods healthier and more easily digestible, I started making the soaked healthy pumpkin muffins from Kitchen Stewardship about a year and a half ago.  It’s been a long time since … Continue reading

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