Monthly Archives: August 2007

Odds and Ends

I’ve not been feeling well–just a cold, but it’s the kind that saps your basic will to live, so I’ve been laying around watching episodes of The Office–wishing I had something to do with my hands like knit. You all … Continue reading

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Rain, at last! And a new car for D17!

Finally it rained–a gentle rain most of the morning and for a little while into the afternoon. Yay! How nice that was. I hope it happies up my yard. The automobile affectionately known as Little White has come back to … Continue reading

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There was thunder in the distance while I barbecued chicken thighs and watered the roses this evening.  That is as close as we’ve come to having rain in 6-8 weeks or more.  It clouded over for a little while, that … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Sis!

Happy birthday to my talented, lovely, thoughtful and wonderful sister, Kayray! I hope you have a great day. xxxxxxoooooooo

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Cactus, anyone? Manzanita?

How long has it been since we’ve had any rain?  My yard is dried out, brown and dying.  I water the roses by hand every other day, they’re doing ok, but the rest…just pathetic.  I’ve never seen anything like this … Continue reading

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Interview with Eugene Peterson

Spirituality for all the Wrong Reasons I was happy to find this interview with Eugene Peterson in Christianity Today again. I read it a couple of years ago and bought the book it mentions, Christ Plays in 10,000 Places. Never … Continue reading

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(Edited) Hints of Glory in the Beauty Around You

In The Weight of Glory, C. S. Lewis talks about “sehnsucht”, an inconsolable joyward longing for something that life in this world never quite gives us, though we may sometimes catch an enticing whiff of it. “it is a desire … Continue reading

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