Monthly Archives: April 2012

ha ha ha ha ha ha

Every Sunday between our two morning worship services, folks are encouraged to gather for a 45-minute Community Time. The aroma of really good fair-wage coffee and the prospect of conversation with a friend or two lures many to the social … Continue reading

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after and before

Before we host overnight guests I usually check around the upstairs to make sure there aren’t any spider webs or box elder bug carcasses to embarrass me later. The last time I did that the thought struck me that I’ve … Continue reading

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it’s about much more than dirt

Lucky me! I got invited to be one of the first to read a new book by our friends Mark and Lisa McMinn. They have written several books individually, but Dirt and the Good Life is their first coauthored book. … Continue reading

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of course

Of course I had my camera handy as I sat on the bleachers to watch Bailey’s baseball game last night. And of course I remembered taking a favorite picture back in 2005 when we were in Colorado visiting the Andersons. … Continue reading

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easy

Here’s why it’s so easy to look after the Andersons’ five children. This is what I found when I went to wake up Addison at 6:45 this morning. I believe she would make her bed regardless of her parents’ value … Continue reading

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new

Whenever we buy a new car, the word new needs to be in quotes. As in, “We just got a ‘new’ car!” Because we never really buy a NEW car. Until today. Today we bought a NEW car. There’s a … Continue reading

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outlandish hair

Today’s check-in question at team meeting was to think of one of our “outlandish hair phases” and draw a picture of how we looked. Thanks to his handy iPad, Gregg could show us an actual photo with his. Yep. No … Continue reading

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all mixed up

Quinn sent me this picture of Cassidy today taken just after she donated her hair (not all of it) to Locks for Love. No, wait, that’s not Cassidy. That’s Quinn right after a haircut at about the same age as … Continue reading

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best-laid plans

Inveterate planner that I am, I was in heaven when son Taylor and his girlfriend, Beth, offered me carte blanche with the three days they’d be with us on the first leg of their R&R from their jobs in Iraq. … Continue reading

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brackets

When basketball or any other sport for that matter comes on TV, I find something else to do. Unless Duke is playing, and then I’ll check the score from time to time. So why do I find so much fun … Continue reading

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