Monthly Archives: October 2011

par-tay

It’s been a social weekend, capped off today at a 30th birthday celebration for our niece Andra. We’d never been to Hipbone Studio in Portland, but a voice in Mauri’s smart phone took us right to the door. The room … Continue reading

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people

I’m not sure what God was thinking when he picked out my characteristics. He put together an introvert who loves people. I fight with myself all the time. The weekly newsletter I produce as part of my job at the … Continue reading

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we’re going back

Our flights are booked and we’re committed to another Thanksgiving in Juarez, Mexico! We discovered last year that “sacrificing” our family holiday to build a cozy home for a precious young family (who until then lived in their van) far … Continue reading

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lookit!

This is a link to a link, but it’s the most legitimate way to share some remarkably wonderful photos of our John and Erin Macy family.

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taylor got a taylor

“How’s Taylor doing?” I’m asked periodically, now that folks around me know my boy’s in Iraq. Not that long ago, when he lived as close as Colorado or Arizona, I’d connect with him, oh, let’s just say “now and then.” … Continue reading

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and it was!

It was a particularly good family day, as brother Daryl, Mom Edna, Mauri, and I headed south to Salem to attend Uncle Francis’s memorial service. I’m so grateful to him for providing yet another op to connect with our extended … Continue reading

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pitiful

And this is why I have never been and never will become a public speaker. Today, as part of my Medicare wellness exam, I was asked by the doctor to name as many animals as I could in one minute. … Continue reading

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