January in New England is typically snowy. This year our winter has been warm with icy snaps of arctic air in between. Our first real winter storm brought soggy snow that turned into rain and iced every tiny branch with glacier beauty. We reveled in the sparkling wonderland in the day and glistening moonlight at
It’s hard to believe it’s 2019 already! We were thrilled to have Daniel home for Christmas break – we had a great week together as a family! Christmas Day found us playing our now-traditional football game after opening presents in the morning. Matthew, N’gella & Susanna battled against Carolyn, Lydia and Daniel with Jonathan as
Such a whirlwind of a Christmas season! From ringing the bells at the outdoor Harwinton Hometown Celebration, to bringing Christmas cheer to folks at nursing homes, to our grand finale concerts at Nelson Hall with the whole family together – it was a full December.
Our Christmas concert season is underway, and we started it out on December 1st with a fun time at the Harwinton Hometown Christmas Celebration. There’s just something special about bells at Christmastime, and it’s extra fun in a festive semi-outdoor event! And then finish off the day with some Christmas fireworks! “And the angel said
What a treasure trove of memories we collected this November! We drove down to San Antonio for Daniel’s graduation from Air Force Basic Military Training. We enjoyed seeing some new states, like Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. We found a really neat waterfall & old gristmill along the way and had fun exploring it. Welcome to
We began October with a major highlight – the WIHS Radio Station annual banquet. This year was extra special because the speaker was Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis and founder of the spectacular Creation Museum and the world-class Ark Encounter. We have been so blessed by the solid, Biblical teaching of Answers in Genesis
This weekend, our church held our annual 10-mile Walkathon to support Hope Pregnancy Center in Cheshire. It was a lovely day for the walk, and we enjoyed our time!Part of the group Jonathan and our friend, Michael The weather was beautiful! After we got home from the Walkathon, some of us went apple picking at
We’re Patriots. No, we’re not part of the NFL team, the Patriots. We’re not even die-hard Patriots fans. This week we recognized Patriot Day on September 11th. In our family, we individually took time that day to remember the tragedy that occurred against our country in 2001. We did a patriotic concert on Wednesday. Webster’s
August has been a busy month – from singing at revival services as a family, to a few of the girls helping at a local church’s VBS, to Lydia’s week as camp photographer in MA, planning ahead to upcoming concerts and the Christmas season… the list goes on and on. We kept ourselves pretty busy!
One of the delights of summer is home-grown vegetables. Carolyn is our valiant gardener now that Kathryn has a garden of her own. A tiny garden yields tiny vegetables, though, so thanks to our friends the Stovers, we got to pick several bags of green beans this year. It was our first time blanching green