Monthly Archives: August 2007

Before Summer Rain

The title caught my eye…it would be nice to be expecting a summer rain right about now. The lawn crunches when I walk across it, carrying water to the roses. But when I read the accompanying poem, it called up … Continue reading

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Truth Stranger than Fiction, Fiction Stranger than Truth

I already tipped my hand as to where I fall in regards to Harry Potter. Given that I do think it is a wonderfully imaginative story with Christological overtones, I am not very surprised to learn that there is a … Continue reading

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The Weight of Glory in the Person Next to You

Every time I read this paragraph that C. S. Lewis wrote, I am devastated by its profound implications. By all accounts, Lewis himself did take this view of people, treating them with an extraordinary amount of care. Oh, would that … Continue reading

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Grandmas at the Ballfield

Today we had three baseball games to attend. It was sweltering hot–upper 90’s and very humid. The only thing that kept my complaints about the heat in check–aside from my gratitude that I wasn’t running around in it wearing a … Continue reading

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Finished the Book

Ahhhh….it was GOOD. We enjoyed it very much. You can talk about it now, Kayray. D17, who did the big marathon read as soon as we got it, kept telling me, “you’re going to cry, Mom.” And then as our … Continue reading

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Around the Cyber Water Cooler

Years and years ago I had a job…yes I did. I worked at a large chain grocery store. One of the best parts of the job was the sharing of jokes. There were the regular joke tellers…the guys who collected … Continue reading

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