Monthly Archives: June 2007

i’m so happy!

Several weeks ago at team meeting it was my boss’s turn to choose the check-in question: If we had $500 and were required to spend it on ourselves only, what would we buy? Easy! I’d buy one of those really … Continue reading

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nobody’s prefect

Last Saturday I found a copy of The Glass Castle at a garage sale for 25 cents, so I bought it even though Amazon had already shipped our two new copies. They arrived yesterday, just as I was finishing the … Continue reading

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pops day

Somewhere along Mauri’s fathering years, his kids started calling him Pop. It stuck. So while other dads celebrated Fathers Day yesterday, tonight we celebrated Pops Day. The two local sons and their wives wanted to do a meal at one … Continue reading

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seven thousand

Since Mauri is not prone toward self-promotion, I’m the one left to report that his single-seater recumbent bike odometer turned over to 7,000 miles on his last ride. Of course his lifetime mileage would soar into numbers way higher, probably … Continue reading

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both feet

Last night Mauri and I became part of a start-up reading group. As we gathered around our hosts’ ample-sized table for a salad-and-homemade-bread supper, each of the eight of us took one to four minutes to share our “bibliobiography.” Already … Continue reading

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life is good

Here’s an update in pictures of our weekend. Mauri and I flew to Denver on Thursday. My joyful assignment was to look after Cass while her parents attended a CHCC marriage retreat up at Snow Mountain Ranch in the Rockies. … Continue reading

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