Monthly Archives: January 2007


You might have seen this but I thought it was good enough to post. We could all use a good dose of positivity now and then. There once was a woman who woke up one morning, Looked in the mirror, … Continue reading

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untitled essay

I wrote this for the February issue of the regional Friends newsletter that I edit—NWYM Connection. If it was inkworthy, I figure I might as well publish it here as well. —– How are you doing on your new year’s … Continue reading

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on the move again, sort of

  Since our tandem mishap last April, walking short distances is the closest I’ve come to any kind of workout routine. Up till then I was a fairly faithful user of the treadmill. Some people long to be outdoors, especially … Continue reading

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he’s just practicing

Just before Mauri left for the coast for three weeks we ordered a new Pentax SLR digital camera. After the first retreat he came home for a day and was happy to discover its delivery. He took it back to … Continue reading

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how sweet it is!

It amounted to 3.5 inches but required no shoveling. Still, I shoveled the driveway just to remind myself how nice it is to live in a place where snow is rare. Then I pulled my four-wheel-drive jeep out of the … Continue reading

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two treats

I have two treats for you! First, a picture I chose from a Macy family photo album. You see four of the five “Amazing Macys,” a name they kiddingly dubbed themselves. The kids would often sing at concerts given by … Continue reading

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count ‘em—one, two, three

In 1969, God started blessing Paul and me with children. Three, eventually. All those years of raising them, I took for granted the many opportunities we had to see all of them in the same room at the same time. … Continue reading

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