Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Twenty-five — that’s how many years Paul Carlson has lived in heaven. I have at least a thousand pictures of him, from infancy through age 52, but I chose to commemorate this notable day with this one for two reasons. … Continue reading

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kin

We’ve been blessed with visits from kin around the country, the most recent ones took me by surprise. This afternoon’s visitor gave us a whole day’s notice, so when the doorbell rang at 3:05, I was not surprised. Kevin had … Continue reading

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surprise!

This is how it started for them——in Virginia! Early on Wednesday, as in 3 a.m. early. Two flights to cross the country, both provided seats for the babies——a huge gift for the parents. This is how it started for me! … Continue reading

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i did it!

Yes, I finally retired from my job as office administrator at Newberg Friends Church. I’ve worked from the same office for 15 years, doing all the things an office administrator does plus a host of other things too. No, I … Continue reading

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