Monthly Archives: September 2007

pc or discrimination?

Mauri has enjoyed taking his digital SLR camera to the wildlife reserve in Sherwood, a neighboring town, to shoot birds for his growing collection. Herons, especially. He’s enjoyed watching the development of the reserve, with the addition of walkways and … Continue reading

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the afterdeath

Earlier this week I had a parking-lot conversation with Pete Snow, whose wife had died two weeks earlier. Somehow we got to talking about cremation. I listened to his opinions and stories on the topic and then, to illustrate my … Continue reading

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a fun surprise

All day long is somebody’s birthday!

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happily home

Returning to my life after the fun of spending time with my “kids” always affirms the balance we maintain between the two. I love coming home to my dear man. I mean, what could be more fun than standing at … Continue reading

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asher

Two tanned vacationers loved their time away but were ready to see their youngest, who was equally happy to see them. Here’s the evidence: As timing would have it, Quinn and I got to attend another Beth Moore conference in … Continue reading

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i’m still grinning

I told Taylor he’d just have to put up with the silly grin on my face. It’s downright impossible to contain my happiness at seeing him in his work environment. I’ve never sugar-coated the fact that it took a hefty … Continue reading

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we don’t get to do this every day

Cass and I spent the day at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. As we climbed in the car at the end of our all-day adventure, the heavens opened in typical Colorado afternoon fashion. Life is good.

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thanks, boss — thanks, dm

I had a two-day turnaround, both at home and at the office, and a taste of normalcy with my dear man. Now I’m in Denver for a week and a half to be Gus to the Anderson kiddos while Quinn … Continue reading

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weekend with ben, continued

Home again, home again, jiggidy jig. I ended up on two planes full of Oregon Ducks fans, easily identified by their green and yellow attire and broadly grinning faces. I’ll share my travels story in my usual manner—mostly with pictures, … Continue reading

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weekend with ben

I’m sitting in a Panera Bread (free wifi!) near Detroit with only a few minutes to post before I need to head down the road to return my YOW (Yellow Or What?) rental car to Alamo and hop on my … Continue reading

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