Monthly Archives: January 2010

Caretaking

I have been taking care of Nancy since her surgery last week. She is progressing well but she is still sore, and has limitation on bending and lifting. Sometimes just getting out of a chair or out of bed is … Continue reading

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Blaming the victims

The news from Haiti was bad enough. Then came the report of the statement from “Christian” leader and television program host Pat Robertson. His premise was that the earthquake was the result of a “pact with devil” perpetrated many decades … Continue reading

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Wrestling with God and the future

God and I have been arguing lately.  I have been uneasy for about 6 months… a bit off kilter. I seem to have been telling myself that what I want is obviously what God’s desire is. But it has not … Continue reading

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Frosty Flakes

Looking out the side window of the car at the white winterscape around us as we drove the snow drifted road, Nancy said appreciatively “It is so beautiful! Look at how the snow lays so delicately, outlining the tree branches. … Continue reading

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Living in the valley

This morning we were up at 5 AM (I still that that is the middle of the night rather than morning!) We had to get Joe & Maki to the airport by 6 for them to fly back to Japan.  … Continue reading

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New & Improved (?)

How many times have we seen the phrase “new and improved” on things we buy or pass by at the market?  Why is it used so often? Because advertisers long ago discovered that something that is new or improved attracts … Continue reading

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