Monthly Archives: October 2017

prepping for halloween

It’s entirely possible most of my posts in the coming year will illustrate the title of this blog: “a little bit of this and a little bit of that.” Working fully full time again along with substantial freelance work makes … Continue reading

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The Carlson twins are ever changing. They’re now permanently on the East coast (not counting the occasional visits this direction), so we must rely on their parents to continue their habit of sending pictures regularly. They’re three months old now. … Continue reading

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a week in the life

Since returning to work fully full time I have little time or energy for other than—work. Newberg Friends Church is rebuilding from its foundation after a major split. I don’t know if we are taking baby steps or giant steps, … Continue reading

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