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Boys and Trucks

There is just something about boys and trucks that go together. Every summer (I know it’s December right now, but I’m just a little behind) one of the towns close by puts together a day called “Touch a Truck”. They literally arranged to have a number of different trucks show up park at the recreation […]

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Dear Edric #6

Dear Sweet Edric- How are you doing? You are 20 months now! It has been a year since we first saw your photo and signed paperwork to make you ours. We got our first update and mailed our first package to you a year ago. And you have grown and grown. I look forward to […]

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Adventures Abound…

So I don’t know about your house, but lately at mine we seem to have an abundance of bad guys that need to be taken care of. Everyone knows that the only way to take care of bad guys is to first wear a cape. If you happen to have a black eye from accidently […]

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It’s Been A Year…

It has. It’s hard to believe, but December 20th, last year was on a Friday and I had just gotten home from picking up Leighton from his last day of preschool before winter break and Clint wasn’t subbing that day and we were all in the kitchen making lunch. I remember turning to Clint and […]

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Edric’s 12 Package

I sent Edric’s package at the end of November but because he visited the agency a few days before the end of the month he won’t actually get it until he goes in this month. We were finally able to include the last two pieces to his tool set. He now has a complete set! […]

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Armstrong Christmas Letter 2014

So yeah. I have a number of beautiful Christmas cards hung around my fire place and have read a number of sweet Christmas letters that have made me smile, but alas we are a week from Christmas and I haven’t made or sent mine out yet. I think this makes at least 2 years in […]

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Ladybugs in December

So I had promised not to make every post about a specific month, and I’ve included a couple this week that are not month specific, but here I am again. This started out as a simple question while making lunch for the boys a couple of days ago. I was really planning on much of […]

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Taking Steps

So I’ve been looking forward to writing this post for a number of months and today I finally get to do it! We took the first official step forward since accepting our referral to bringing Edric home! Today our paperwork was requested by the Korean Agency to begin translating it. It is a small step […]

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Edric’s 11th Package

So I’m a little behind (maybe because I haven’t blogged for a couple of months?) and I have some catching up to do. This blog is called “Hiking Mommy” and I do actually have some hikes to blog about (with and without kids), but those will come in the days to come. Today I’m catching […]

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