I have been wanting to try these for a while, and man these were great.
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How to Stop a Big HomeSteading Family
If you want to know how to make a big family scramble, take their big van away. About a week ago our van would not start. We did a lot of troubleshooting, but it still took us almost two weeks to fix it. Shout out to Liam for all the help with this. Really, withoutContinue reading “How to Stop a Big HomeSteading Family”
Getting Caught Up
I have put together a few videos and a few other things to show you what we have been up to since Christmas.
Defining moments – J.R. Murdock
After being invited to a military retirement ceremony where the retiree talked about the defining moments in his career that shaped his life, I thought it would be interesting to ask other people about their defining moments. Many of these will be very personal, some of them will mean nothing to anyone but the personContinue reading “Defining moments – J.R. Murdock”
Fathers in the background – St. Joseph
Over the years I have given a lot of thought to fatherhood. I remember when I was in 7th grade, and I was reading Bill Cosby’s book Fatherhood. At the time my lab partner teased me about the book asking if I was going to be a father or something? Of course at that momentContinue reading “Fathers in the background – St. Joseph”
I am Torn About NFP
As I have shared before, my wife and I are NFP Teachers. In the last couple of years something about doing this has been niggling at the back of my mind. I do feel called to help people understand NFP. But It was not until I had a conversation with my wife that I think understood some of what has been eating at me.
The Hobby Farm and the Real Hobby Farm
When we moved from central Florida to Westen New York, one of the reasons we moved here was because we wanted to be able to do some small scale farming, or at least have a garden. We have tried various times to make this work and always had some trouble. I think most of thatContinue reading “The Hobby Farm and the Real Hobby Farm”
Life on the Run
At this point I will remind you that, these sheep have never spent any time outside, and are only about 3 months old. They have been as sheltered as sheltered can be. The Sheep heads for the very rain swollen stream, and decides to jump in. It hit the water and the look on its face was priceless.
How I meet Their Mother – A Date with my Wife
The silence was broken when I said, “You know, I think the last time we when to Red Lobster you threw up.” A moment of thoughtful silence
“Wow, that date was before child #1. And I have thrown up so many time since then that I had forgotten about that.”
“Well I am glad we are now measuring time in numbers of time you have thrown up.”
Book Review – Catholic Family Fun: A Guide for the Adventurous, Overwhelmed, Creative, or Clueless
When I first heard about Sarah Reinhard’s book, Catholic Family Fun: A Guide for the Adventurous, Overwhelmed, Creative, or Clueless I knew I needed to read it. My wife and I are always looking for idea of things to do with the kids as a family. Now, being the parents of 9 kids means thatContinue reading “Book Review – Catholic Family Fun: A Guide for the Adventurous, Overwhelmed, Creative, or Clueless”