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Posts tagged ‘heaven’

 Will It Be Like This?

As the music started, the children in front of me caused me to smile. I suspect they didn’t attend “big church” very often, and they were seriously continue here

Temporary Discomfort

post240pic1Who is the last person you want to see moving past you to get to the window seat in your airplane row? Yep: someone with dark circles under her eyes, pale cheeks, parched lips and throw-up bags tucked into the back pocket of her jeans.

Well, actually, that person might not be the worst seat companion. Someone must sit next to one of the continue here

Familiarity in the Unfamiliar

Everyone asks me what I’m enjoying most about our visit here in England, and aside from time with my children, I am enjoying exploring the unfamiliar. And I’m finding that I really like it here, and I am very excited about making some of the unfamiliar into the familiar.

Like pubs. The whole idea of a “public house” was unfamiliar to me and try as I might, I can’t think of anything continue here

Heaven On Earth?

post195picBrian and I are enjoying a vacation at Disney with our son Dan, his family, and his in-laws. There is nothing better than quality time with the family; except maybe quality time in a magic kingdom.

Everywhere you look everyone seems to be totally enjoying themselves, suddenly all around us, about nap time for their little ones, everywhere you look there’s a baby crying. As wonderful as it is, Disney can just be too much.

Our big guys keep reading here

Who Knows Your Name?

 post193_pic“Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name.”

 “Cheers!” They were our favorites – Sam, Diane, Carla, Coach, and of course Cliffy, and Norm! Even though they were fiction, they had names, and we remember them.  The ratings of that TV show proved that we liked the idea of a place to go where everybody knows our name.

Can you imagine how horrible continue here

Clean Eating

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A friend of mine initiated a “Clean Eating” challenge; a call to eat healthy, whole foods and avoid additives. It’s only a week long challenge, so I thought, “Hey, Brian’s out of town, I’ve kind of fallen off the wagon since Christmas, why not?” I’m in!

She suggested that before we begin, we need to clean out of our pantry things that have lots of additives, like cookies, donuts, and cheese crackers. And, she suggested we purchase things that look like they did when they were in the garden, or in the pasture.

Oh, and continue here

A Real Super Hero!

IMG_8450Our grandson Matty wants to be a Ninja Turtle. He doesn’t want to simply wear a Ninja Turtle costume; he wants to BE a Ninja Turtle. And why not – Ninja Turtles are heroes – they fight bad guys and never lose. They eat pizza every day! They live in sewers – how cool is that?
post115g2A year or so ago, Matty wasn’t even aware that Ninja Turtles existed! He spent a weekend Grab your sword and continue reading here

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