Monthly Archives: April 2018

king mauri (+ 50 years)

It was my privilege to accompany a king to his college reunion dinner last evening. Turns out a queen was also among the royal subjects. What? No crowns? We ate well and sang well and storied well and laughed well … Continue reading

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54 photos?

Oh, dear! I just instructed Flickr to upload 54 photos for this post about my week with the Carlson family. I can’t inflict such an expectation on anyone who visits or subscribes to this blog! They’ll either scroll lickity-split to … Continue reading

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Fifty years ago today this happened: Mauri married Margaret-Rose at Newberg Friends Church. Two families joined together—the Williamses and the Macys. She feeds him. He feeds her. Keeping the traditions. For those of us who still walk in and out … Continue reading

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the rest of the story

For a few days I tentatively perched on second place in Gregg’s March Madness bracket, so of course I had to share that remarkable feat with you. It was short lived, as I slipped down several places soon after. On … Continue reading

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rabbits and eggs

I’ve never understood the connection between Easter bunnies and Easter eggs and how they fit with the Resurrection story. Don’t worry, I’m not an Easter Scrooge; I get a kick out of watching the local family egg hunt and our … Continue reading

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