Author Archives: sherrymacy

who is that masked (wo)man?

Mauri turned some shirts from his closet over to me to re-home. Normally that plaid one would head to consignment, the knit one cut up into squares for multiple purposes. But in these trend-setting times, I found a different use … Continue reading

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self-quarantined!

In no time at all we’ll look back on March 2020 as an interesting chapter in our history. We’ll tell stories of the unexplainable “interest” in stockpiling TP, the stock market plunge, country-wide cancellations, social distancing, travel bans, daily Presidential … Continue reading

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a variety of joy

If I don’t experience joy every day, I need to reexamine what makes me joyful! Above all, I take great joy in my identity as a Jesus follower and the brightest future known to man. The past few days delivered … Continue reading

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order is the order of the day

It was my idea of a good time! After weeks of plotting, the plan came together in short order. The goal was to refurbish my home office. I didn’t know just how predictable I am until I looked up my … Continue reading

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face plate

Four of our five local grandkids celebrate birthdays in February (stretched two days into March). To simplify birthday giving last year, Mauri and I gifted each one with this: Can you see through the plastic? It’s a ceramic plate with … Continue reading

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the work of his hands

A miracle worker came to our house this week to finish up a project he took on to improve the appearance and update the efficiency of our kitchen cabinets. From this distance they don’t look so terrible. But move in … Continue reading

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heading back toward normal

While Mauri wraps up his four weeks at Sabbath by the Sea—with weekend jaunts to Newberg for a few hours with his wife (that would be me)—I’m wrapping up my four weeks of solo life. No, it was only three … Continue reading

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