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Ten Days Till Pie Auction

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

So far, here is what we have: 126 people (we need more!!) Delicious supper for all Beautiful flute and piano music 1 1/2 hours of barn dancing with John Lane — fiddle, Hans Bluedorn — guitar, Mike Kline — guitar, and Patti Christianson — caller 30 desserts to auction (we need more!!) 2 auctioneers 5 […]

Line-up of dances for the pie auction

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Grand march and then the gents step up beside their partners and dance Fjeskern All American Promenade (aka Gay Gordon’s) and then line up for everybody’s favorite Virginia Reel Twelve reel (Square for 4 trios) Oxo sashay (Longways set dance for six couples in each set) A la mode (Duple minor improper contra) Virginia Reel […]

Chierici Gaetano

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Feeding the Baby

Mary Cassatt

Monday, October 27th, 2008

A Kiss for Baby Anne

Name That Tune Contest

Monday, October 27th, 2008

What is another name for Op. 49 No. 4 Wiegenlied: Guten Abend, Gute Nacht by J. Brahms? First person to tell us wins a copy of My Mommy My Teacher. Post your answer in the comments section here.

More On the Pie Auction for Greg Wallace

Monday, October 27th, 2008

So far we have 126 people signed up to attend the Pie Auction/Barn Dance Benefit for Greg Wallace on November 7. Thirty desserts, 15 baskets and other silent auction items, and 5 raffle items have been donated. We also have 2 entries in the Best Pumpkin Pie Contest and several entries in the Pumpkin Pie […]

Raffle Items for Pie Auction

Monday, October 27th, 2008

We have five items which we will raffle off at the Pie Auction for Greg Wallace. Handmade Quilt by Coie Igarashi, daughter of Geoff and Jenefer Igarashi. The Igarashi family will be driving up from Tennessee to attend the pie auction. CHRISTINO Prelude Violin Outfit, 4/4 Size, donated by the Richard Wilson family This is […]

Furnace Oil and Propane Prices?

Friday, October 24th, 2008

The price of #2 furnace oil has gone from $3.828 (that’s with taxes and delivered) on October 7 to $2.98 on October 24. Propane is now at $2.12. What are the prices where you live? It hasn’t gone below freezing here yet, so we’re waiting to see how low the price will go before buying […]

Reminder about the Pie Auction/Barn Dance Fund Raiser for Greg Wallace

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Pie Auction/Barn Dance Fund Raiser for Greg Wallace, oldest son of Larry and Nan Wallace — long time homeschool leaders in the Decatur, Illinois area — set for November 7 near Bloomington, Illinois. We have 115 people attending so far. The building holds 170 maximum. * Who — You are invited — open invitation to […]

Large Family Logistics — The Art and Science of Managing the Large Family

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

by the Brenneman family “Large is perspective. With each child God has grown us and met our needs as He saw fit. Family is Dad, Mom, and nine children ages 17, 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2, and 1. Logistics is how we do what we do.” This is one of my favorite web […]


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