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Monthly Archives: September 2006

Gridblog Friday: Living Forgiven

I enjoy shopping. I always have. There is something so satisfying about finding good deals and having something new to bring home. It is also satisfying to be able to provide for yourself, to take care, and supply yourself with what you need to live. A problem with this situation is that somebody really smart […]

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The Ruch’s Roost

So they have been pretty quiet about it, but John Ryan and Tami Ruch have had a blog for quite some time now. In fact, they first told me the address to it when we came out here for our interview last November. I forgot the address have been searching for it ever since, consistently […]

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Leaves turn red.

I love personal inscriptions in books. Today Hannah and I went to Russel Books on Fort Street. Aisles of books climbing the walls, stretching out toward the street. Books once held in the hands of someone else. I searched for a deal on some Maya Angelou or Leonard Cohen. I bought a couple of books […]

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But telling gets old…

I rushed all morning. My heart rate was probably elevated, I was going so fast. The truth is, I wasn’t even running late, I was just rushing. I opened the door to leave and found a treasure. Time stopped. Rain was pouring down from a grey sheet that covered the sky. I stood and listened […]

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Topique

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of convenience, but where he stands in moments of challenge, moments of great crisis and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr. So, if Dave hasn’t yet posted a topic… I’m writing an article on the topic “Living Forgiven” for Sister Triangle. And that’s […]

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Elk Hunting

So the day has finally come. Peter and Uncle Kirk left for their elk-hunting trip. Auntie Vivian and I both feel a sense of relief… perhaps elk fever will leave our houses until next year. We’ll see. But. As glad as I am that they are finally gone on their trip… that ache is back! […]

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We’re 22!

Right now I’m 24 weeks pregnant. The actual “age” of the baby is 2 weeks behind, so the baby is 22 weeks old (as Peter mentioned). So we celebrated being 22 together. In this picture I am reading “Does a Kangaroo Have A Mother?” (by Eric Carle) to the babe. He/She really seemed to enjoy […]

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I retract, I retract!

Okay, last week I mentioned that I wanted to see a certain movie called “The Last Kiss” the day after my birthday. Today is the day after my birthday (thanks to everyone for the sweet comments!) and I got my wish… I went to the movie. And I now say that last week was the […]

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Happy Birthday Chelsey!

In case you didn’t know, it’s Chelsey’s birthday today. I want to invite you all, yes even you silent blog readers, to leave comments and congratulations for her. She is now 22 and it just so happens that our baby turned 22 weeks old (in the womb) as well today. You could post congratulations for […]

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Three babies!

I just found out that my brother Carlos and his wife Dawn are expecting their second child in May! All three of us are now expecting. Mike & Kim are due on December 3, 2006.Pete & Chels are due January 3, 2007.Carlos & Dawn are due in May 2007. How cool is that? (if you […]

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