Monthly Archives: June 2017

helping hands

Taylor Facetimed me a week ago today, and an hour later I was telling my coworkers I needed to take a leave of absence to come down to AZ to lend my hands with 22-month-old Declan while Beth takes it … Continue reading

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pink hair

My days and evenings this week have been made up of meetings and work and little else except eating and sleeping. It’s all for a good cause. I’ll get my life back eventually. And eventually I’ll explain what’s kept me … Continue reading

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sunday day of rest?

Since Mauri’s retirement, Sundays most often are days of rest. But yesterday turned into a non-stopper beginning with a lovely drive to Marion, Oregon, an hour south of home. We have a bad habit of leaving way too early, which … Continue reading

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89 Days

This morning I read Mark 10 and Galatians 1 & 2, so now you can see I’m on Day 38. I heard about the “The cell rule of Optina” through my “Women of Hillside” group. It’s a reading structure that … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay 2017

Mauri and I both had fun with #oneadaymay this year, just as we did last year. (The symbol # means hashtag.) So I thought I’d share some of the pics we posted under that hashtag. Randomly: My office buddy, going … Continue reading

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arizona highlights – part 3

Who could turn down an opportunity for a private tour of Midwest Food Bank? You can be sure we didn’t! If you check the link, you’ll see there are many locations. Gilbert, AZ, is their newest. In fact, they were … Continue reading

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arizona highlights – part 2

Knowing Mauri’s great interest in coffee, Quinn gave us a high recommendation for this shop in Chandler. While ordering our drinks I asked for the pronunciation of the name: Peixoto. He said it, then handed me a cup sleeve with … Continue reading

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