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Start of School

Monday, August 30, 2004 11:05 AM CDT

Hello friends and family,
Thank you so much for your continued prayers. School has started and it's been quite a whirlwind at our house. Kenny is in 8th grade, Zach is in 7th and Kate is in 3rd. They are all really enjoying school and their teachers. Kenny & Kate are so happy to be back. Zach is a bit more reluctant. He has a killer schedule: Explorer Language Arts, Explorer Literature, Explorer Science, Algebra, Social Studies, Band, PE and an exploratory class called Money Matters. He's gonna have a ton of homework! And Algebra goes on his high school transcript...so that's a little nerve-wracking. The boys are both doing football, so we don't even see them until 5:15 pm. That's been hard to adjust to...for mom anyway. Kate starts jazz and ballet in 2 weeks.

Dave has been at work full time, and at football practice every day. He's been really tired the past 4 days, and having a lot more headaches. Pray for pain relief and he also asks for prayers that he doesn't have to go back on the steroids. He hates that stuff.

We're still waiting to hear from UW, and getting frustrated on that end. I'll make more calls today.

WaHi had the Blue vs. White scrimmage Saturday and we all went and had a lot of fun. It's great to be at football again! WaHi plays this weekend in the Qwest Seahawks stadium in the Emerald City Kickoff. We'll be playing a team from Olympia. Should be a fun weekend for all.

Thanks again for all your support and prayers. We read the guestbook every night before bed, and are so grateful to each of you!

Love, Shelley

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