Month: October 2008

Blogapalooza Fun

Blogapalooza Fun

It is Blogapalooza Day here at Rare Rocks! This is Angela’s blog party at Just Go! On her blog you’ll find the other partipants in this cyber party. The party game is simple: “Tell us the story of your strangest or scariest trip ever.” (The picture of Claire is so other Blogapalooza-ers can find the …

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Festi-Fall

Festi-Fall

The kids’ school is having a Festi-Fall next week and this year they get to dress up as Bible characters. Claire’s choice was instantaneous: Mary. She is sure she needs a blue dress, a cover for her head, and a baby Jesus to carry. Ada wasn’t sure. I suggested she be a “lilly of the …

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An Open House

An Open House

Once a year our church invites the surrounding community to an Open House. The food service department puts together a free steak dinner, the music department organizes a short program, and everyone else sets out signs and displays that highlight our best efforts in education, health care, recovery programs, and other services. It is both …

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Practice

Practice

This week my choir classes have a big performance. We’ve rehearsed for weeks – months even – and tonight is our dress rehearsal for the church. Friday night will be the actual performance. Kids are funny because anticipation for them usually means louder squeals and more frequent giggles and a general sense of pandamonium. Even …

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