Matt in our room.  A nice room. August 30, 2007  Moscow 9:40pm.  Back in the room we had bread, cheese, salami and wine for dinner.  Ilyusha had oatmeal cereal, tagliatelle cream pasta with broccoli (Russian baby food) and apple-mango with curd cheese.  Mmm. Yummy.  He eats well.  I’m sitting here at the desk looking out […]

Adoption Journal – Part 12 – Russia 2007

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Moscow Thursday, August 30th, 2007 Right now it is almost 5pm and Ilya, Ilyusha, Lutia, Luke (we call him all of these things at this point) and I are sitting in our hotel room in Moscow.  Matt and Emma went for a walk. The Last 36 hours Yesterday (Wed.) morning, Andrei came by for us […]

Russia Journal – Part 11 – 2007

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Fresh hard white winter wheat berries straight from the farm. Girls Need Tools Too! My Mama gave this to me for my birthday 2 years ago, bless her heart.  It is a beautiful thing.  Now before you groan at making your meals even harder to get together, remember who you’re talking to here.  I’m the […]

How To Grind Your Own Grain And Make Flour!

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Hello!  This is Emma.  Mom has been very busy lately, so here’s something to read.  For writing class I had to rewrite that old fable, “The Farmer and his Sons”.  Here is the finished product.  Hope you like it. Fruit of Their Labor Old Jethro, the farmer, was surprisingly stricken by a bad case of […]

Fruit of Their Labor

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