Monthly Archives: June 2011

Report Card

So: how are your New Year’s Resolutions coming?  If you’re shaking your head, no worries: we’re still only halfway through the year.  There’s still time. May the Lord help you. I guess it’s time to write myself a report card. … Continue reading

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Queen Bee

I recently joined a club.  This club provides me some benefits, so it behooves me to participate.  A well-oiled machine doesn’t get that way by osmosis. “Do what you can, for who you can, with what you have, and where … Continue reading

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At The Window

AT THE WINDOW = – = – = You’ve heard of a Two A.M. Feeding? Well, I had a Two A.M. Pleading. I got to the end of me. = – = – = Spurgeon wrote that a man’s not … Continue reading

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Lily’s Graduation

Yesterday we had a gi-normous picnic to celebrate our youngest high school graduate!  Our trees are finally providing shade, the weather cooperated, and I think it went off without a hitch—except for some grass allergies and a few No RSVP/No-shows: … Continue reading

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I’m totally Jonesing right now.  I haven’t had an addiction in years, but guess what?  I found out about HOARDERS (a la Netflix).  [Compulsive Hoarding:  excessive acquisition of possessions (and failure to use or discard them), even if the items … Continue reading

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Snap, Crackle, Pop

Trivia:  There was briefly a fourth elf in the 1950s named Pow. This morning my computer monitor bit the dust.  (Dust, Ha!—I’m laughing right along with those who’ve seen my workspace.) The camel’s back is strained, and for a minute … Continue reading

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Two Sides to Every Story

I hate taking sides.  You’ve been there, too, haven’t  you?  You listen intently to the details, and are appalled that such a thing could happen to someone! That night, though, just like the fringe on your pillow, your mind is … Continue reading

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