[Snapshots from Oak Ridge] The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The kids went back to school on Wednesday, all smiles and energy. (The teenager left too early to be photographed, and wouldn’t have wanted to be anyway.) We had a truly terrific summer—summer camp, the 4H Fair, swim lessons, a final camping trip last weekend. And now we’re all ready to plunge back into the school year. Including me. I’ll be back to regular blogging next week.

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Ellen Painter Dollar is a writer focusing on faith, parenting, family, disability, and ethics. She is the author of No Easy Choice: A Story of Disability, Faith, and Parenthood in an Age of Advanced Reproduction (Westminster John Knox, 2012). Visit her web site at http://ellenpainterdollar.com for more on her writing and speaking, and to sign up for a (very) occasional email newsletter.