Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Doxology

Praise God from whom all blessings flow,  stream out, over, and above need, and I so often miss it. Praise Him all creatures here below, selfish me and all those living in the abundance of what He has given. Praise … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

I think it is best to stay in the house till January.  Shoppers drive crazily at this time of year.  It was scary out there today even before the van backed up into me! The consolation was, he was insured … Continue reading

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Star of India

The oldest still-sailing vessel of its type finds harbor in San Diego.  A fine silhouette.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

It may seem cliché, but I am thankful for my mom and dad.  Their legacy of love, humor, storytelling, honesty, hard work, and most of all faith that has colored my whole life.  I thank God for them.

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In the Noose (I Mean, News!)

The latest Sesame Street inspired toy craze, designed to make shoppers maul and stomp over children and old ladies this Christmas season  in order to snag a purchase is called “Imprison Me, Elmo.”  Though I may have dreamt that.

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My Black (& White) Friday Post

In honor of Black Friday, I am sharing a black and white duo.  Now if I had really gone all black, there would be nothing to see.  “Here, Kitty, Kitty!”

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Originally posted on A p r o n h e a d — Lilly:
Tahoe '10 I grew up on a small farm in Ontario, Canada, where we may not have been more thankful than our American neighbors, but we…

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A Puddleglum Thanksgiving

I want to think I am a thankful person.  I’ve read that Voskamp book, and I’ve gotten to #81 of my 1000 gifts recorded.  (Started in July.) Okay, so I’m not doing so well. There are some genes hidden somewhere … Continue reading

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Surrender Without Suffixes

Willing surrender is not obligation, with me pancaked from above, layer upon layer, weighed under the load— a debt of service, of reaction, of even prayer. Rather, obligation must radiate like spokes on a wheel, one after another only added … Continue reading

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Salsa by the Canadian

Since I’m thinking food, here’s another favorite around our house. This is a yummy salsa that is easy to fix. 1 large onion, chopped, preferably organic (Just because!) 2 big cans of Muir Glen organic diced tomatoes  (This size can … Continue reading

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