Category Archives: in the neighborhood

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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second

While I can, before it’s too late, I need to share that I am in second place on one of my two ESPN March Madness brackets. We’ll just have to wait and see how long it will hold. Note my … Continue reading

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lunch with will

Mmmmmm! PB&J! This is our work before I headed for the office this morning. It was Grand Day at Will’s school, and we were invited to share his lunch “hour” (actually 20 minutes). Not much gets past Will. He’s attentive … Continue reading

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appreciation

I remember how much fun we had last year at Linsey’s client appreciation party at Chapters Books, so of course I was ready for it again. Linsey’s a cracker jack Realtor, which is why she has so many people to … Continue reading

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in all kinds of other weather

Oregon gets a bad rap when it comes to weather. Me, I love Oregon weather. Yes, even the rain. Maybe especially the rain. You’re right. If all we had was rain, I might get tired moss growing on my eyebrows. … Continue reading

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a night out

With all there is to do these days, it took some finagling with time and responsibilities to plan a night out. I was one of 5,100 registrants for this year’s Mission ConneXion Northwest, number 16, held in nearby Tualatin at … Continue reading

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another this-and-that post

While I spent my days at the office—last week especially full because of upcoming travels—Mauri has been overseeing several home projects. It’s one thing to hire others to do the work and another thing to make sure mutual understandings are … Continue reading

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