Winter Wonderland Part 2

  We had lots of fun ice skating since the last blog.

Bench full of fun

Our Monday off was a very warm day, which was good for keeping fingers and toes warm, but that meant a 1/2” slick of water…

What makes a winter wonderland?

Last week, while Ted was still out of town, we made a conscious decision to take Friday off and spend some time playing together as a family. Since it was warm and almost sunny we decided to take a shot…

Do the Next Thing

Jesse in the Snow

Tweetybird is traveling around the world in 80 days while the kids watch safely from our living room floor this Monday evening. Predictions for 4-6 inches of snow tonight, with more possible tomorrow morning, are bringing…
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Pizza in a hurry and holidays on the way

It’s Monday night, time to write a little update for you all and I kind of forgot about it for the last hour. (oops) We’re gathered in the living room for our fall Monday and Tuesday evening tradition… watching The…

A Surprise and a Heavenly Fall

TED IS HOME! Late Monday night Ted came home from a 13 day trip that we thought would keep him on the road another day. I wasn’t feeling sleepy yet so I was still up on the couch at the…
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A Bungled Brunch, Biology, and Business Plans

Well I had grand plans of making a breakfast buffet for the family over the weekend- orange juice, zucchini muffins, scrambled eggs and fresh fruit. So what happens if I don’t feel like going to the trouble? The first son…
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What to do with losses

So I'm sitting here Monday evening, opening my laptop and wondering how to sum up the emotions of our weekend here in the Yoder house. We just came home hours ago from Ted's final competition of the year. Rising Stars…
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Fall Cleaning and 24 cents

Well friends, after a blog like the last I am unsure what I have to say this time around. It has been a fairly ordinary 14 days since I wrote to you and life has continued to roll forward. I…
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A week of gold

I find it so fitting, the timing of things. This past week has held one of those precious, sweet, life-changing moments that we are only privileged enough to experience a few times here on earth. It has been a week…