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A Year Half Spent

I am halfway through my 365 days. No pounds lost, of that I am sure. Maybe a few gained. It is winter. Snow on the ground, cold, the sun low on the horizon in my northwest climate. I feel at … Continue reading

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Moonlit Night

When I was ten years old my family moved from our small three bedroom house to a larger five bedroom in a more affluent neighborhood. My dad was climbing the Cold War ladder of success in what is now Silicon … Continue reading

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Homeless Heart

This afternoon I came home from work exhausted and fell into a deep sleep. Two hours later I woke suddenly from a dream. I was in a large church; it was stone and had many rooms. I had past knowledge … Continue reading

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Out of Sorts

I am grumpy beyond belief. I think I know why. This past Friday I drove 3.5 hours to visit my son at his college. I took my two teenage daughters with me. We had fun, but I was tired to … Continue reading

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Week One

The title of this blog post is ‘week one.’ As I looked at the title I thought of the words ‘weak one,’ as in one who is weak. I have often felt weak these past seven days. Weak in body, … Continue reading

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Beaches and Beginnings

I have just come home from a week at the beach. The Olympic Peninsula has been a haven for me for over 15 years. I camp in the same place every time, soothed by the familiarity. It is restful for … Continue reading

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