Bringin’ Home the Hardware

Bringin’ Home the Hardware

If you didn’t see my last post you may not have been aware that Dominic qualified, in the quarter final quizzing tournament (that took place via ZOOM), to go on to the national finals. So… last weekend, we changed things up and left Ch√Ętellerault for a couple of days. It was really, really nice. As we were driving up to Melun (greater Paris region) it occurred to me that it had been a full 6 months since I’d driven that route.

How’d the day go?

Pretty good you might say, but before I give you the full details, let me talk about the day before…

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Transition Month

Transition Month

Officially, school only just ended a couple of weeks ago (July 10th-ish). Practically speaking though… they were done weeks earlier, but with the uncertainty of COVID-19 hanging over their heads in terms of whether they’d have to return, what other work they’d have to submit, etc.

The balance of July was really a true break.

Unlike the past three years when there were trips to North America planned, this was our first “stay-at-home” July since then. It kind of felt good actually.

Now… we’re beginning to switch ever so slowly back into “thinking about school” mode. However, we’ll save that… let’s look at the week.

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Small Step, Repeat…

Small Step, Repeat…

Last Sunday, Liz & I celebrated our 23rd anniversary.

23 years of kisses & great coffee.
23 years of moments we’re proud of… & some less so.
23 years of hopes… & sometimes disappointments.
23 years of trusting in a faithful God.

Today I’ll tell you a little bit about our anniversary getaway and one of the lessons that we were reminded of in the process.

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