Category Archives: in the neighborhood

family celebration

We took a little drive toward Portland on Sunday for a birthday celebration for our grand nephew, son of Derin and Andra. It rained much of the time, but that didn’t stop the crowd of 50 or 60 from enjoying … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay – week five plus mmm

As promised . . . (I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath) May 29 — “How many have eight people pose for a picture of their honeymoon? #oneadaymay #seizetheday #twohoneymoons #onewithkidsonewithout” May 30 — “The mail brought a four-page … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay – week three

Here is my week’s offering. Distilling my life into one photo a day is challenging in both directions. Some days I go to work, come home for lunch, go back to work, then come home for dinner and a quiet … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay – week two

Oops. I clicked on “publish” before I wrote the post. Sorry to those who subscribe or have this site in your reader. May 8 — “At the end of a nondescript day at work, I got Facetimed by these two … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay – week one

Here it is May again, and for the third year I’m participating in #oneadaymay — meaning I post one photo a day on social media and add the hashtag. The hashtag allows me to connect my #oneadaymay posts to all … Continue reading

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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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craig preached

By Thursday my boss, our interim pastor at Newberg Friends, knew he was too sick to preach on Sunday. Normally it would not fall to me to make other arrangements; I’m hired staff and concern myself with what happens in … Continue reading

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