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Archive for December, 2007

Some Christmas vacation highlights and observations

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2007 @ 8:51 am in Foofy, General, Parenthood | Comments Off

We all got our faces licked by MFH’s sister’s pit bull–a good dog, but overflowing with energy.
I saw my grandma (alive) for probably the last time.
OLC learned how to press the buttons on a toy fire engine to make the lights and siren turn on. She later applied this new skill to [...]

Quote of the Day

Posted: Wednesday, December 5th, 2007 @ 9:37 am in Foofy, General | Comments Off

“I’m not stupid, just ignorant!” (As I struggle with Java programming in an IDE with a very steep learning curve.)
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The Advent object for December 3 was a picture of Mary. I used an embossed Christmas card picture, but I flipped it over and did a pencil rubbing over the back rather than show [...]

Advent

Posted: Monday, December 3rd, 2007 @ 7:10 pm in Foofy, General, Projects | Comments Off

I made an Advent calendar for us, using some things from the local surplus store and Walmart, plus some things I scavenged from around the house. I made a list of elements of the Christmas story, along with some of Jesus’ titles, and found a little object to represent each one. I improvised [...]