Monthly Archives: June 2011

my friend jo

My friend Jo was my friend Jo long before I started working at Newberg Friends Church, where she has served as a pastor (most recently in women’s ministries) for 12 years. I was part of her small group for several … Continue reading

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fair wage coffee in business

Last October our friends Mark and Jan Thompson invited us to attend Coffee Fest up in Seattle. We looked at sexy roasters like this one: Since then, Mark and Jan have purchased their own roaster. Needing a properly zoned place … Continue reading

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drop-in visit

Mauri and I were out enjoying the beautiful Saturday weather (translation: shopping garage sales) when John called to say Sage would welcome a visit. U-turn! Okay, we aren’t exactly that pathetic, but we didn’t waste any time getting to their … Continue reading

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all grown up

Mauri first met Wally, Ridgely, and their daughter, Jessica, when he spent a week each summer ministering through music at The Firs Bible Conference in Bellingham, WA. It quickly turned into a friendship. When I came along and joined him … Continue reading

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divided household

We got a new refrigerator as part of a small remodeling project that has our kitchen topsy turvy. When everything’s put back together next month, I’ll show it off here. That’s what blogs are for, right? Before the fridge could … Continue reading

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a little saturday evening entertainment

My sister just shared this video clip via e-mail. Oh, it’s a good one! Even if you don’t play the piano, you’ll like watching Little Richard (“Tutti Frutti, oh, Rudy….”) as a little kid. UPDATE: Cousin Leane sent this link … Continue reading

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for the birds

Our friend Gary Fawver sent me this result of his expert camera work—in his own backyard. Astonishing! He gave his permission to share it. I enjoyed uploading a picture of a flicker to my flickr account. I don’t get to … Continue reading

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a book for oscar

Just before we left for Philadelphia, I saw this post on one of the blogs I follow. Perfect timing! When we weren’t out doing something fun, I was inside having fun photographing Oscar’s toys. Once I had enough combinations, I … Continue reading

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