Monthly Archives: October 2007

vicarious disappointment

Dusty and Bailey attended tonight’s World Series game. I’m watching the sportscasters interview the coaches and team players following the game while I type this. My mind’s eye sees our boys slowly filing out of Coors Stadium, having watched their … Continue reading

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mauri’s pennsylvania adventures

My dear man went to Pennsylvania, and all I got was this lousy lip balm. Truth be told, he knew it was the perfect present to bring me, the lifelong lover of Good and Plenty. But on to bigger and … Continue reading

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links – part five

• I can hardly wait to share this with you! I actually went and bought the video download so I can keep it forever and ever. • Here’s a timely piece. I really like his viewpoint. • This is in … Continue reading

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what goes around comes around

I had a lot of fun going through old pictures to help tell the story of Real Estate Guide, the topic I chose to reveal about myself in a community-building assignment for team retreat. It’s sometimes interesting to have two … Continue reading

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daily closet song

All these clothes would look just great If only I would lose some weight. Last night I went to my first Weight Watchers meeting. Saw five people I know. Signed up. Paid the money. Weighed. Painful. Stayed for orientation. Waiting … Continue reading

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i’m (still) an idiot

My sister-in-law Margi and I meet for “coffee” every Tuesday night while our husbands are at brass rehearsal. We talk about lots of things, but one of my favorite topics of late is stuff. I’ve been on a deaccumulation kick … Continue reading

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I wore my glasses while I cleaned the house today. I learned that ignorance was bliss. Does dirt really matter when I can’t see it?

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make room for cassidy

The family just grew by one. Cassidy invited Jesus to live in her heart! Quinn and Dusty are intentional in teaching their kids about living a life for Christ. They make sure Cass understands the meaning of her new place … Continue reading

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team retreat

Every year in October our pastoral team heads out to the beautiful Oregon coast for a retreat. My coworker, Denise, and I get to go too because we’ve somehow convinced the pastors that the team wouldn’t be complete without us. … Continue reading

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