Monthly Archives: May 2013

memorial park

I stood near our driveway to take this picture on my way to work this morning. Eight a.m. seems like a strange time for a group of adults to gather at the neighborhood park. I didn’t have to wonder about … Continue reading

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daily devos

Twenty-five years ago last Sunday, my mother left this earth. I felt privileged to sit next to her and hold her hand and sing to her as she made that transition. It’s a day I’ll never forget. A hospital bed … Continue reading

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happy birthday, mom

Turning 94 deserves a celebration. We were glad Mom’s birthday happened on a Sunday, making it possible for the family to gather for some food and cake and the song and “the question*.” (*What do you remember about the day … Continue reading

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new lease on life

You’ve journeyed through the past months with us “bionics” as we got new knees and a new back. On Tuesday we cheered (silently) as we joined the team in walking to town for lunch together, where for years now we … Continue reading

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phone photos

I carry a camera some of the time, but I carry my phone all of the time. My phone takes really good pictures. Plus, and this is a really big plus, all the pictures I take with my phone are … Continue reading

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high and low

Last evening I flew from east to west, coast to coast, arriving only two hours late, thanks to a huge thunder/lightning storm in Washington, DC. No big deal; I can catch up on my sleep this weekend. Beth’s parents and … Continue reading

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mothers day tea and more

I was told to dress “up” because we might end up at our evening plans without returning home. “Home” isn’t Oregon, by the way; I’m in Herndon, Virginia, at the home of Tim and Trish Ambrose, son Taylor’s future in-laws. … Continue reading

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