The Ruark Kids

August 21, 2014
by John

Girl camp

The girls are away this week with a set of grandparents in what we are calling “girl camp.” And Mama and I didn’t travel anywhere; no vacations this time, so we’ve been at home with the house to ourselves. The … Continue reading

January 9, 2012
by John
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I often go into the girls’ room when they are sleeping, put my hand on them, and just feel and listen to them breathe. I force myself to concentrate my senses on the activity: the sound of their breathing, whether … Continue reading