Category Archives: Friends

Crowd Control & Preteen Mania

YIKES!  I thought it was bad when Christina and Kelly were in grade school and we had to squeeze into the ancient school admin building to view their art if it made it to the FISD art show once a … Continue reading

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2012

Wow. Twenty-twelve. When I was a kid I used to wonder how we’d refer to the year after it flipped over to 2000.  Now, were are a year out from where they were when “The Postman” with Kevin Costner pretends to … Continue reading

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Summer 2011

This is DEFINITELY the summer of love!  Yet it is also a summer of challenges. We have already completed our first summer camp and we’re are only 11 days into it.  Horse camp, check.  And what a wild ride that … Continue reading

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Free Radicals

I have radical friends, I wonder which of these definintions below, they would choose for themselves… rad·i·cal [rad-i-kuhl] –adjective  1. of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. 2. thorough going or extreme, esp. as regards change from accepted or traditional forms: a radical change in the policyof a company. 3. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms: radical ideas; radical and anarchistic ideologues. 4. forming a basis or foundation. 5. existing inherently in a thing or person: radical defects of character. 6. Mathematics . a. pertaining to or forming a root. b. denoting or pertaining to the radical sign. c. irrational ( def. 5b ) . 7. Grammar . of or pertaining to a root. 8. Botany . of or arising from the root or the base of the stem. –noun  9. a person who holds or follows strong convictions or extreme … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Flood

There was a flood this Thanksgiving…it started as a hint of a leak last year about November 26th.  An insidious demon…silent and small at first, but building in size and volume every day growing and becoming a menace to all … Continue reading

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Student becomes the teacher…

I find myself in the unique position of teaching others what I have taught myself…and I wonder how good I will be at this…. I am good at mindlessly sharing trivial, disjointed bits of information, and writing technical manuals…but the manuals are … Continue reading

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How ARE You?

So many people have asked me this in the past few days, only, I suspect, to regret it instantly as I tell them. “I have this pain that shoots down my arm from a pinched nerve in my neck and … Continue reading

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