Monthly Archives: August 2012

Zamar Choir-St. Louis Tour 2012

As I mentioned in the previous post, Anna Katherine spent the first half of the summer preparing for choir tour. (They actually began preparing back in January, but the rehearsal schedule intensified some during the final three weeks.)  This year their mission involved helping a church in inner-city St. Louis, called The Rock Church. Along […]

The Lake House

Ben and Walt enjoyed some time with Gran and Granddad early in the summer.  Anna Katherine was busy preparing with her youth choir for their mission trip, so the younger two had some “boy” time with Granddad. They fished in the afternoons, and then Granddad would drive the pontoon (a.k.a. “party barge”) out onto the […]

Summer School

I thought I’d be ambitious over the summer months (or should I say weeks, since summer break gets shorter and shorter). Ben can always use additional work in math and reading, and since he was starting a new school this year, he had a little catching up to do. I was informed he would need […]

A Life Well Lived

It’s taken me some time to be able to sit and write this post. Not because I haven’t had the time. Simply because I just couldn’t bring myself to do it. Writing a basic thank you note these days often brings me to tears, so I knew this one might put me over the edge. […]