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Closing the door

We all open and close doors every day: doors to our house or apartment, garage doors, office doors, classroom doors, bathroom doors, bedroom doors, car doors … on and on. Like everyone, I opened and closed a lot of doors today, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and a Cup of Coffee

The other day I was a jerk! I didn’t plan to be. I didn’t want to be. But I was. I behaved badly to say the least. I was in pain, as often seems to be the case when our good … Continue reading

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A Walk to Remember

Yesterday I went for a walk with my 17 month old granddaughter, Madison Joy. It was a walk to remember. Basically, Maddie set the course and I followed – keeping watch. She toddled around observing the big wide world  and experimenting with her place in it. … Continue reading

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What’s the big take-away?

This past weekend Peter and I attended a beautiful memorial service for a friend and peer whose life was invaded by cancer. It’s the third such event we’ve been to in the last year. When anyone, but especially when someone in my circle … Continue reading

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The Day I Almost Burned the House Down

Eight eggs, a pot of water and a stove burner turned on high. Let me tell you a story. Yesterday I was multi-tasking, as I often do. It was the middle of the afternoon. I had been out all morning, … Continue reading

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Catching Fire

Over the holidays Peter and I went on a date with our daughter, Bethany. Our choice was to see the movie “Catching Fire”, the second story in the Hunger Games trilogy. We were not disappointed. It was exciting, thought-provoking, tearful/happy … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Song

My eldest son, Joe, married the love of his life and his best friend last weekend.  What a beautiful and heart-felt service! When two people in love exchange their pledges of life-long faithfulness with tear-filled eyes and voices broken with … Continue reading

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W5

W5 is a Canadian news magazine television series produced by CTV. The title refers to the five W’s of journalism: Who, What, Where, When and Why?  W5  is recognized as the longest-running news magazine/documentary program in North America and the … Continue reading

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Got the Gimmes?

When our kids were little we used to read them a book called “The Berenstein Bears Get the Gimmes”. Brother and Sister Bear had it bad – whenever their grandparents came to visit the first thing the cubs would ask … Continue reading

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Always a Winner

Ever play Tetris Battle? It’s an internet game one of my kids introduced me to. I love it! Wikipedia tells me that Tetris Battle ranks in the top 10 games of daily active users on Facebook. As of February 2012, … Continue reading

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