Monthly Archives: January 2015

Rene’s birthday

It’s a very special day—Rene’s birthday. The years have gone by much too quickly. She has been a gift at every age, but the time of her infancy holds some very special memories. I remember how she would wake up … Continue reading

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fish tacos

Fish tacos! What a treat we had with our friends today—two-dollar taco day. Enjoyment of food is one of life’s greatest treasures and to get tacos for two dollars each is something new. I have heard that some people just … Continue reading

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a new poem

For the Skagit Valley Writers’ League meeting last week, we were given the following words to write into a poem. We had to choose at least seven of them. It was a fun exercise and what follows is my poem. … Continue reading

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open

Every morning I pray that my mouth will be opened to give praise. It’s easy to give praise to the creator of such a magnificent world in which we live, but people? Sometimes I shy away from saying anything, because, … Continue reading

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words

At the beginning of the New Year, my sister and I each choose our own word to focus on for the year. It usually is a simple word whose meaning we wish to understand as it applies to our lives. … Continue reading

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in the asking line

I’ve gotten off to a terrible start. Not only have I not done many new things—I’m still in the same rut—but I have not even done the old things I promised I would do, like write my blog every day. … Continue reading

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A friend invited me to participate in an activity I have never done before and I am excited to try it. It involves helping to feed the hungry. I guess it is like working in a soup kitchen. I know … Continue reading

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