Category Archives: series / match-ups

on the pot

Our plumber and friend, Bob, posted this picture on Facebook this morning with the caption: “I’m hoping not to fall asleep on the job today, as I was caught on camera a while back.” Of course it got a lot … Continue reading

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paying tribute to a tree

This old apple tree has made an appearance on this blog numerous times. To the average passerby, it’s just a gnarly and gangly eyesore, its better days far behind. It’s been dismembered for overhanging the property line and for taking … 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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we saw marissa graduate

Two years ago the family gathered to celebrate Bailey’s graduation from high school, then launched him to Dordt College in Iowa. He finds it a good fit, and he plans to stay for  his last two years, spending spring term … Continue reading

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28 years apart

mother (1989) —> daughter (2017) — high school senior photos The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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can you figure it out?

Let’s see if you can figure out what is the common thread in all these pictures. Wanna take a guess?

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wearing daddy’s shoes

It seems every time I connect a match-up, it becomes my new favorite. So I limit myself to one at a time, because that’s how the word favorite works. Like the word unique. Something can’t be very unique, now can … Continue reading

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