Monthly Archives: February 2011

Something’s Happening

“Mom,” Torie yelled through the door.  “Dad’s on the phone and wants to talk to you.” “Ask Him if I can call him back,” I said from the other side of the door, my hair still dripping wet from the … Continue reading

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15 Minute Challenge

I’ve given myself a challenge.  It’s not a very creative title but it works.  I’m trying to spend 15 minutes of one-on-one time with each of my children.  (That’s only adds up to an hour out of my day.) I … Continue reading

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It’s All about Love

About 12 years ago, all the Etter girls woke up to a wonderful Valentine Day surprise.  David bought all the girls small bouquets and candy (mine was supersized, of course) and had spread them beautifully across the table.  Thus began … Continue reading

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Biology

David helped Rachel with all her dissecting projects this time around.  No, not because I’m squeamish but because I needed a break. (And I secretly enjoyed observing the two of them at work rather than teaching.)   This is the … Continue reading

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Always Waiting on Something

Many people have written and asked about our adoption.  I kept waiting to give a report because first, there isn’t a lot to report and second, it is hard to write, “We are still waiting.” It seems like all we … Continue reading

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