Monthly Archives: September 2010

“when i’m 64”

On our way out of town yesterday to celebrate Mauri’s birthday, he improvised a little poem that went like this. “We’re celebrating my inestimable worth on the day of my birth, all the while expanding my girth and smiling with … Continue reading

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tomato guke

Don’t judge me too harshly for the title of this post. As it is I changed the spelling to be PC about a term I’ve been using for much longer than my awareness of anyone of Korean descent. However, I … Continue reading

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t

We always called our kids by their first initial. Still do, for that matter. First there was a B, then a Q, then finally a T. When I first moved to Newberg I got a kick out of looking for … Continue reading

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teen team

My friend Michelle and her daughter Brynn recently traveled to the Philippines to visit Brynn’s Compassion child. Of course it was a very moving experience. As I looked through the photo book Michelle made of the trip I was quickly … Continue reading

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our new car

Well, the temptation became too much and we gave in and bought a brand new car. It’s a Mercedes-Benz SCL600. We were so excited about those cool doors and couldn’t wait to drive it right off the showroom floor. First … Continue reading

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labor day

Yesterday we took a pass on the annual family state fair day to do stuff around the house and, well, cease from our labor. We gave the dog a bath, picked up fermenting apples in the yard, watched a movie … Continue reading

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this and that

If I remember accurately, this blog is named “a little bit of this and a little bit of that.” I s’pose I could go look. Well, whatever, here’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that! _ … Continue reading

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