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Year in review

A “year in review” post indicates that there’s plenty to sum up. However, a glance at the history of this blog makes it look like that might be a reach.  One post in August hardly seems worthy of year that … Continue reading

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Some Easter thoughts

Not being a ham-eater (I know!  The sacrilege…), Easter was not the holiday I looked forward to when I was growing up.  Getting up early for Sunrise Service and having to put up with ham in the house was not … Continue reading

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For the love of baseball

It’s no big secret that I am a baseball fan. Perhaps, even a fanatic.  I love the statistics, and the probabilities inherent in every match-up.  Warm June evening games and late October pennant runs.  Over-priced hot dogs and world-weary stadium … Continue reading

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Waiting for spring

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so they say…  If that’s the case, then the bikes in my apartment’s courtyard are doing a pretty good job of representing how this is winter is making me feel. Interminably buried. … Continue reading

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I don’t hate Valentine’s Day

You host an Anti-Valentine’s Day party a few years in a row; you start to get a reputation. *sigh* I don’t actually hate Valentine’s Day. I hate particular elements that threaten to completely choke out the viable elements I do … Continue reading

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Wish-fulfillment and Community Education classes

Two years ago, I took a rock climbing class. Have I mentioned I’m terrified of heights? [It’s genetic.]. However, in the last class, I stepped straight off a ledge and rappelled myself down, all on my own. It was simultaneously … Continue reading

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A book … and a moderately deep thought

[Originally a “note” on the Book of Face, this post was first written on November 19th, 2009 .  Blame it on the weekly wander last night through Target (where Valentine’s Day appears to be on steroids), I’ve had too much time lately to think about … Continue reading

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The effects of sub-zero temperatures on Hope

 What gives you hope? It’s a funny question. The answer depends a lot on mood, circumstances, inclination to openness… For example, I could say now – rather flippantly, but with perfect honesty – that my hopes are pinned on … Continue reading

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