The Dutch Rush

They're Dutch and Life's a Rush

Thankfully, if I ever forget that I have a blog, Facebook reminds me weekly that I haven’t been posting anything. They regularly let me know that I am basically a blogging failure. Facebook is so helpful. These days I do most of my writing in my head and then I forget it all before I …

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I figured it was time to introduce you to our newest dog…and update you on some of our mundane bits of life. Alert: bad phone photos throughout this post! Sorry! Yes, we are the proud owners of not one, but two puppies. Jack is now a year old, but Henry our newest, is about four …

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I usually try not to moan about sickness around here. I mean, everyone gets sick. So it’s not terribly interesting to anyone who isn’t sick. These weeks have made me glad I read Auntie Leila’s Sickie Manifesto a few weeks back. It was a timely reminder… Josh is in the middle of one of the …

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  How precious a thing is the [family]. Is it not worth some sacrifice in time, energy, safety, discomfort, work?  Does anything come forth without work? -Edith Schaeffer   Some books change your life. But you don’t realize it till much later. “What is a Family?” by Edith Schaeffer is one of those for me. …

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