The Brute Squad

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I didn’t realize when we started building this house that we were going to have several HUGE, HEAVY beams to lift into place.  We have three very long ones (24+ feet), and four shorter ones (le... Read More

We’ve Been Framed!

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The very first thing I am going to say about framing the walls of our home is that we have GREAT friends!  Over the course of three days, Jason & Yvette Whitbeck, Andrew Timpy, and Danny Young al... Read More

Whirlwind Week!

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Last week (nearly two weeks ago now), we poured footings, stem walls, and had the temporary power hooked up.  Last weekend and throughout the week we worked our butts off putting on the sill plate,... Read More

Down on the Farm

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This past weekend while Aaron’s brother, Pat, and his family were out of town, I fed their animals in the morning, Aaron’s step-dad, Tom fed them in the evening, and one of their friends f... Read More

Mutton Bustin’

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Well, not really mutton, but lamb anyway.  Today, Emma had an awards assembly at school, and after it was over she and I came back to Irrigon so she could pick out her lambs for the summer.  She has... Read More

Play Ball!

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Like many families around here, we’ve been running from one practice to another, one game to another.  I thank God every day that Harley & Katelyn are on the same team, I cannot imagine hav... Read More

The Prince’s Subjects

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The Prince has some beautiful subjects, and they graced him with pictures today. (One of the subjects was AWOL in Heppner working cows with her dad.) An out-take . . . Have a great week!... Read More

Our Week in Review

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Our Spring Break was so laid back, relaxed, and UNPLANNED. The entire week, we only had two things planned – Harley & Katelyn had their Range Day test for Hunter’s Safety, and we went ... Read More