Monthly Archives: November 2014

outdoors

Another sunny day! I keep saying, “only a few more hours of work and all the bulbs will be planted and all of my gardens put to bed.” But it is such a pleasure to be outside. I am looking … Continue reading

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talents

I heard the parable today about the three servants who were given talents to care for in their master’s absence. One got five and doubled them. Another got two and doubled them. The third got one talent and buried it … Continue reading

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I’m planning to design a scavenger hunt for our Thanksgiving guests this year. The girls and I were talking about what to do on Thanksgiving Day before we sit down to eat dinner and it was one of the ideas … Continue reading

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creation

Another thing I am grateful for is the creative spirit I see all around. Everyone, I think, has a creative spark and the satisfaction one feels when tapping into this energy is revitalizing. It is as though new life comes … Continue reading

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Lincoln

I’ve always admired Abraham Lincoln and not only because we share the same birthday. He was a true statesman, an honest man and a man of conscience. When I learned that he was the first president to officially name the … Continue reading

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first frost

I’ve been waiting for the first frost eagerly. It has been an unusually warm fall and has delayed my putting the gardens to bed for the winter. How can I kill blooming plants? But now that it has frosted, I … Continue reading

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sunshine

A day of sunshine in the midst of the rainy season: what a wonderful gift. I was in several neighborhoods of Seattle on this sunny Saturday and everybody and their kids and dogs were enjoying the sunshine. People pushing baby … Continue reading

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