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Soapbox

I have decided to air one of my more strongly-held opinions.  My step-father passed away a few weeks ago, and after writing his eulogy, I want to add a plea to the general public – Please, please, if you smoke … Continue reading

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Truth and death

(Oct 12th) My step-father died a week ago. I can’t say that I wish he hadn’t; I can’t say I wish we had had more time together.  To say that about someone who was facing a choice between dying slowly … Continue reading

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Contentment in Escondido

I have been pondering contentment lately, specifically in regards to where/how we are living right now.  Mostly because we are also gearing up more towards moving to Africa and have been talking and reading about that.  (Africa? you ask?  Check … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

An update!  I realized that my Fall craziness post sounded so terribly over-committed, and maybe some of you are worried for me, that I wanted to let you know life has been busy…but livable.  🙂  I (we!) made it through … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Being Nice

Here’s an article I wrote for our MOPS newsletter and decided to share.  I would love any input! 🙂 —— Are you a Nice Person?  Most people would probably answer yes—and caveat it with “Well, I’m a lot nicer than … Continue reading

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Good stuff

I have been on a homemade smoothie kick for a while.  When sick, I generally buy my family the “green power” drinks and make them all drink it until we’re better.  Perhaps that is why my kids have never made … Continue reading

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Hard movies

I have been watching some hard movies lately.  Good ones, but sometimes hard to bear.  Here are my reviews, the most recent first: Hotel Rwanda This movie tells a story within the backdrop of the Rwandan genocide.  You could say … Continue reading

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