Author Archives: sherrymacy

zoom zoom

I’m sure anyone who invested in Zoom prior to the lockdowns can be assumed much wealthier for it. I’m sorry to say we are not among those with such fortuitous foresight. Truthfully, I’m happy for their success because it allowed … Continue reading

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back to school

I’ve provided you with nearly a whole month of rest from Macy “this and that.” It isn’t like I’ve actually tried to take a blogging siesta; no, it’s more like nothing of interest is happening around 514. Mauri walks the … Continue reading

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clearly unclear

First Quinn and I planned to walk the final 90 miles of the Camino de Santiago in Spain in May 2020 as a tribute to my 75 years of life. Well, COVID swallowed up that idea, but surely by September … Continue reading

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bible reading challenge

If you joined Same Page Summer, you already know today is its finale. We finished Revelation (WOW!) and today’s reading assignment is Psalm 119! And now a whole week separates the finale from the start of reading the whole Bible. … Continue reading

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upstairs update

Since nothing much is happening around here these days, I thought I’d return to a promise I made sometime last May (you’ve been keeping track, I’m sure) to share pictures of my accomplishments in the upper level of our home, … Continue reading

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afterglow – wine and family dinner

My drive home from Idaho gifted me with 6.5 hours of listening time. Having just been treated to face-to-face connections with three podcasting Wilson women, I decided to relisten to a What Have You episode. But driving at 75 mph … Continue reading

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extraordinarily normal

I’ve just returned to my Airbnb following the final event of Grace Agenda 2020 in Moscow, Idaho. Tomorrow morning, Lord willing, I’ll hit the road back to Newberg. With three jam-packed days of meetings and events sandwiched between two scenic … Continue reading

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we needed that

We are back from five days at the Oregon Coast. Actually, I was there five days, Mauri two. And yes, we’d been in the same spot only a week earlier. Bottom line—Harbor Villa in Rockaway Beach/Twin Rocks draws us in … Continue reading

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a big day for marissa

She made an impression the first time I met her at Quinn’s new job in Denver. Little did I know I would join the society of grandmothers to Marissa Anderson. In due time, a little sister, Cassidy. I don’t know … Continue reading

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we promised

Yesterday Mauri and I celebrated 26 years of marriage. We celebrated by exchanging cards, taking a drive to Benihana for lunch, walking across the parking lot to shop for shoes at Nordstrom Rack, and making a few more shop stops … Continue reading

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