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Tracie Carter
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Books read in 2017
I've never listed or totaled the books I've read in a year but today it felt like an interesting exercise. Given the constraints of listening to books in the car or while doing chores or reading before bed, I was surprised by how many books I got through th...
Books read in 2017
Books read in 2017
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Christmas Letter 2017
Another year, another whirlwind and we’re grateful for the journey! We’ve lived in Stuttgart for 9 years now! You are in our hearts this Christmas season. Thank you for blessing our lives with your light and goodness! We hope this finds you and your loved o...
Christmas Letter 2017
Christmas Letter 2017
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Christmas Letter 2016
Another wonderfully full
year for our family, fortunately now in a home that fits! We moved to another
rental in the same village early this Summer. Here’s a rundown of the Carter
clan and many of our fun adventures. Easton , 12, 7 th grade – Froze at Scout...
Christmas Letter 2016
Christmas Letter 2016
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Christmas Letter 2015
Before I post our 2016 letter, I figured I'd post our 2015 letter to catch this record up a bit. Star Valley, WY Merry Christmas! Another
year has flown by with many significant experiences for our family. We have now
loved living in Germany for 7 years! Th...
Christmas Letter 2015
Christmas Letter 2015
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Finding my rhythm
We've been working our way through a stomach bug with at least two people down with it since Thursday. Symptoms seem to last about five days or so but no fever. Jake and Aliza currently have it. McKay stayed home yesterday saying he had a belly ache but it ...
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Digging in to the New Year!
Ryan sent me on a Mom Escape last weekend as my Christmas/birthday present. Nothing could top that in this season of my life! It was just the break I needed to have quiet time to think, write, sleep, and love on Aliza. We were recently surprised to find out...
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Aliza's name
Since Aliza was born in Germany, we wanted a name that reflected her German heritage. But a lot of them are doozies! I had a short list of names but hadn't settled on anything yet. I really liked the name Anna but really felt Johanna was to be her middle na...
Aliza's name
Aliza's name
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Birth Story - Aliza Johanna
This was written the day after Aliza's birth. It's long and I haven't had time to give it a good edit, but I hate to wait for a good time to get it done because our life is just so very full these days! About an hour after her birth. The Klinik uses these h...
Birth Story - Aliza Johanna
Birth Story - Aliza Johanna
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The Stories That Bind Us
Bob & Lorry Reid, 1944 my maternal grandparents A few months ago, a friend shared a  NYTimes article  with me by this title "The stories that bind." The author asked, " What is the secret sauce that holds a family together? What are the ingredients that mak...
The Stories That Bind Us
The Stories That Bind Us
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A school night with five kids ten and under
The scene in our home at 8pm tonight. We try to aim for a 7:30 bedtime on school nights, but . . . Morgan (6) is bounding from room to room like a clumsy puppy trying to throw everyone off the scent of who her Secret Santa person is. Ryan printed "Your Secr...
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