Monthly Archives: November 2010

a home for the holidays

Last June Quinn sent an e-mail to all of her family members, inviting us to join the Anderson family in Juarez, Mexico, to build a house together over Thanksgiving break. They have a real heart for the people who live … Continue reading

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weekend cuteness

I figured it was time to capture Darcy’s undying interest in Mauri’s return. Here’s her “I heard the garage door open” pose. Here’s her “I hear him on the steps” pose. I can’t compete with that, so why try? Well, … Continue reading

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weekend retreat

It’s church retreat time once again. Or I should say it was—last weekend. I retreated much of the time, showing up for the meals and the meetings. I even built a bird house. More accurately, I assembled a bird house … Continue reading

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nonstop

I don’t imagine anyone will find special interest in yet another picture of clouds billowing off the end of an airplane wing. It’s just that I can’t resist taking such pictures, and I can’t stop marveling at the very fact … Continue reading

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move-in day

Timing is everything! Little did I know when I booked my flights to Phoenix for EFC-NA meetings that the Andersons would be moving into a home the very day I chose to visit. So I got to be the official … Continue reading

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a different place

I’ve flown to Phoenix before but never from Portland. So the scenery was all new to me. I normally view Mount Hood from the other side. If this isn’t the Grand Canyon, it was still a grand canyon. The topography … Continue reading

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times have changed

Used to be we’d concoct halloween costumes out of stuff around the house. Contact paper, a lace doily, whatever. And not a lot of planning went into it. I’m not saying I think that was better than they way things … Continue reading

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