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grateful

Oh my darling friends, It’s been a hard year. The hardest year. And a year filled with blessings. A year

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Thirty years

It’s the basket of laundry washed and dried and back in the closet (without asking for credit), it’s the late night walk even when you

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Gabe and Mary

Two birthdays in a row and I don’t know how to celebrate. Who am I? If you’ve been reading the blog for several years, you

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a small miracle

I’m still addressing Christmas cards, two packages for friends are rattling around the back of my car, I sent all the gifts for my sister’s

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giving thanks

It was a quieter Thanksgiving. Simply everyone who lives at home (and Madi of course). Exercising Covid caution, Ben and Sammie and Fritzie made dinner

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Before you get any further… Hi! We’re the Lehnardts

Erik & Michelle (dad & mom), Ben & Sammie, Stefan & Heather, Hans, Xander, Gabe and Mary.

We’re passionate about books, hiking, Jesus, good cooking, photography, making each other laugh, art, science, math, languages (French, Italian, Russian, Malagasy, Mandarin, German, Spanish), videography, projects, holidays and birthdays, loud debates at the dinner table and creating a life we love.

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