Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — Farm Life

Mother's Day Weekend.

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Mother's Day Weekend -

Happy Mother's Day to all of the mothers, in the many facets of motherhood, who read this blog.  It's been a while since I simply blogged and talked a bit about family.  Our lives have taken on some major changes since I've last posted about the family.  

The biggest change is Nicole going back to work as an RN at a nursing and rehabilitation facility. It's been a big change...

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Turn it Off

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Turn it Off

(originally posted in 2006 but nothing has changed much) No more Idiot Box Our family recently moved out of a one-bedroom apartment and into our new home.  We had lived in the apartment for more than five years and with three boys under five-years-old it was starting to get a little cramped.   My parents gave us some property and we began to build the home of our dreams.  My father-in-law and I built the basement one block at a time.  My father installed the plumbing, heating and cooling while I installed the electric, primed, and painted.   We moved...

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Turn it Off

Posted by James Hahn on


(originally posted in 2006 but nothing has changed much)

No more Idiot Box

Our family recently moved out of a one-bedroom apartment and into our new home.  We had lived in the apartment for more than five years and with three boys under five-years-old it was starting to get a little cramped.  

My parents gave us some property and we began to build the home of our dreams. My father-in-law and I built...

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The Saw-Grass Adventures (Chapter One)

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This is the beginning chapter of a little book I began working on for my boys 10 years ago.  I thought I'd share it with you.


Lawrence found himself in the middle of the most beautiful autumn day he could ever imagine. The blue sky above him was without a cloud and the sun, after a chilly start, had finally warmed everything up handsomely. That unique smell of autumn, a musty mixture of slowly...

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New Bunk Beds for the Boys - 2

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Sorry for the delay but here you will find the mostly finished bunk beds we were working on in April and into May.  The boys are always helpful when I start a project like this and I am sincerely grateful for that.  I'm planning on offering a PDF download of the plans in the near future if you'd like to make something similar.

A, proud of his work.

W working on filling in his storage area.

The...

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