Category Archives: germany

Corona-Days 3 through 18

I updated about Days 1 & 2 and called them Quarantine Days 1& 2, which implied that we are under quarantine. We aren’t, and there are so many different terms floating around that are confusing (lock-down, stay-at-home, shelter in place, … Continue reading

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Timely words…

I’ve shared before that the most way I most clearly hear from God is through words. Some of my friends feel closest to Him in nature, or when they see a particular kind of bird. Some more easily recognize His … Continue reading

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It's Not About the Toilet Paper

Seven people in one house means we go through a lot of toilet paper. When I do my “normal” grocery shopping I can fill two carts… literally. In fact, at Fort Hood, they had a laminated sheet of paper that … Continue reading

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Bailey turns 16 and Parker turns 10!

Parker was due on Bailey’s birthday but he came five days early. Even so, most years we celebrate them together in some way. This year both decided early on, back in January, to forego parties in order to put what … Continue reading

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Quarantine: Days 1 & 2

Thankfully we’re healthy as of this writing, but we are self-isolating. We had big plans with good friends this weekend but they were canceled. Our kids had some fun alternate plans scheduled but we (as a family, though not unanimously) … Continue reading

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January 2020 Memories

Every now and then it’s good to journal about the everyday goings-on that don’t necessarily deserve a whole blog post. That’s what this entry is.  Car repairs/exercise/and adult conversation: Our Town and Country needed work and the dealership is just … Continue reading

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Surprise Orders!

If you’re military you know what that means! It means that while we were under the impression we’d be here until June 2021, God knew otherwise. 10 days ago Matt received a phone call that would take our well-laid out … Continue reading

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Anna Turns 4!

One thing I love about my daughter is that she knows what she wants. For her third birthday she said she wanted a “brown” birthday. It took some creativity on my part to convert a color into a theme, but … Continue reading

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Christmas Day, 2019

Our Christmas this year was different from any other, as we had family in town. Literally, that was a first! Here are some pictures from that special day and another post will be coming soon to journal our time with … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, 2019

2019 was a good year for The Hamricks. I’m signing off the blog for now, ready to welcome my family to Germany until the sixth of January! Until I am back, please enjoy this year’s Christmas Card! We had a … Continue reading

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