Category Archives: family first

hello there

Have you been looking for me? I’m still here. Well, not here HERE.  But, I am here in the great big world of blogging. Even if you weren’t looking for me or wondering where I stepped off to, I needed … Continue reading

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becoming a runner

I have no recollection of ever being a runner. In high school, I conceded against my will to what the teacher was requesting and would begrudgingly round the track at a sloth’s pace. And, I would happily switch to a … Continue reading

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back at it

Here I am. Yes, I’m still alive. Yes, my family is still intact. The last 12 (!?) months have actually been rather unremarkable. It’s been pleasantly predictable and comfortable. Just the way I like it. But, I’ve missed this place. … Continue reading

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organized simplicity

I consider myself to be a highly organized person. I have flawless systems in place for just about everything and I pride myself on my ability to remember the appointments, make the phone calls, find that gift I bought months … Continue reading

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camden is famous!

Camden has found that the drawers in the kitchen are filled with a wondrous array of goodies – cloth napkins, tupperware, spoons, you name it… Oh, and then there is the  drawer with a loaf of Dave’s Killer Bread! I … Continue reading

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the job I am most proud of

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~Frederick Douglas

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too many hats

If you are a regular around here, you know that things on the blog get a bit sporadic come late spring and summer.  Family fun is in full swing and we are enjoying the Washington sun while it’s here.  The blog is … Continue reading

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carbon footprint 2011

Now, that it is May and we are approaching the hump of 2012, I figured it was time to unveil the Ferry Family’s Carbon Footprint for 2011.  This is my annual tradition (albeit one that it is usually done much … Continue reading

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growing in the garden

The garden is planted and, despite the very best combined efforts of both my children to completely consume my entire day, it’s lookin’ good.  The plants are doing swell and it’s only the first half of May. Gardening is a … Continue reading

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jet setting to sunshine

Where’d I go?  I’ve missed you all so.  We flew straight outta Washington and headed for sunshiney California.  We found out last minute that Jacob had a week off after working 42 of the last 45 days and we snagged … Continue reading

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