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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

The Pumpkin Patch

September 28th, 2016 by Aubri



Yesterday Phil picked the babies up from school and off we went to the pumpkin patch. We were late in getting here again this year so all there were to find were gourds and rotting pumpkins but, as last year, we still had a great time.

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Finally Fall

September 28th, 2016 by Aubri



The blessed relief of Fall is finally here! Y’all know how much I love me some Fall. The heat of Summer is gone for good…I think. We have our cool mornings and evenings back. The jackets are out, I’m digging out pants and long sleeved shirts, gathering the flipflops to soon be put away and adding all the glorious colors of Autumn to the house.

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September 25th, 2016 by Aubri


September 17th the German American Society held it’s 132nd Oktoberfest. Our babies were all dressed and ready to dance for it.

The dresses on the three big girls were made by one of the club members and we will use them until they grow out of them. But I was excited for another opportunity for someone to be able to wear one of the two dirndls we got in Germany when Lily and Clara were small. Gerhardt would have to get his lederhosen at the club once we got there. And gosh did he look so cute in them!

Mercy could have danced too even though she’s a little young to officially be one of the tanzers, but we expected she would probably be too tired. We were right.

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The Hair Chronicles

September 18th, 2016 by Aubri


I wonder which one is Mercy?

And not pictured but worth including in these Chronicles:

Things that manage to get stuck in Mercy’s mop: Hairbrushes..duh, the closet via a hanger* and my favorite….a pork rib.

*Yes. I found Mercy stuck in the closet after a hanger got tangled in her hair. Poor little thing.