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Time

The weekend before last, my mother received calls from two of her siblings. Both live out of state and were calling to tell her they’d been unable to get a hold of my grandfather. My grandfather is strong-willed and values … Continue reading

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A New Year

It’s been a while.  I haven’t even checked the last time I typed something here. I’ve been busy.  I’ve also struggled internally over the past year.  Things happened last year that I didn’t think would ever be a thing in my … Continue reading

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Thirteen Years

Thirteen years ago, I was snug in my bed when the towers were hit.  At 18, I had graduated high school in June and was waiting to leave for the Air Force, so I did not need to be up … Continue reading

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Surprise!

Years ago, I read a book called Surprise Me.  It was described as a 30-day faith experiment.  I really should dig that book out and read it again, because it is one of the most memorable non-fiction books.  The author … Continue reading

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A Look Back, and Then Forward

2013 was an interesting year.  I had a bunch of ups: 1.  I graduated from the University of Washington.  I loved being back in school, but I was definitely glad to be heading back to the work force. 2.  I … Continue reading

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A Bit Lost

I said goodbye to Cheddar a little over a week ago now.  It still does not seem real.  I keep expecting to see him bounding down the hall or flying through the bathroom door before I can close it.  I … Continue reading

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Thankful

This year has been a bit different in terms of what I am thankful for.  I am thankful that I am finished with my 4-year degree earlier this year, and that it was paid for.  I am thankful that I … Continue reading

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