1. We made homemade cheese tonight...that was pretty cool...kid was impressed...was really good on tomatoes with EVOO and basil with some garlic. (Come to think of it [new thought being added here after typing up number 5] he would not have learned to make skimmed cheese at school most likely either.)
2. It is not fun to impose a restriction upon a child whom really never has to be punished. I am not sure who took it harder...him or me.
7. I go back to work to that part time job in two days. I want to stretch summer out some more. I want more time. I want more time. I want more time.
Canning last night and today was a success. I do need to remember to lightly sugar the fruit next time beforehand for several hours to remove the bubble pockets that make it want to float once canned. The canning will be fine, but it would be better without air bubbled fruit.
9. I miss my eldest...enough said on that. I wish he knew all the dreams I had for him, all the prayers said for him, how much he is thought of and loved. I wonder if she knows or feels how much I pray for her, for God's hand upon her life so that it may be lived for Him in full honor. For her to be in wait for God's time, in God's manner...I wonder if in the small whispers of quietness she listens to hear the Holy Spirit speak to her, to place patience in her life (that she will