Monthly Archives: January 2011

cute kid monday

When Computerguy was working late last week, toothbrushing duty fell to me. So the kids ended up on the counter. That’s not how we usually do it? (Gotta admit, that particular division of labor–he does toothbrushing–makes me very happy.)

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just to say

Riverside Presbytery voted to affirm Amendment 10-A (58-45-2).

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fave verse friday five

Songbird (RevGalBlogPals) says: Twenty years ago, I was on a Pastoral Search Committee, and one of the questions we asked the ten candidates we interviewed in the first round was to tell us their three favorite passages of scripture. I … Continue reading

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the cool kids

Before I start this self-indulgent, whiny post that I encourage everyone to just skip on over –hopefully the Friday Five will be posted before anyone even has to see this–not sure why I feel the need to blog it except … Continue reading

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a wrinkle in time

I finished rereading A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. It holds up, I think, though the “room full of computing machines” is a little amusing. It’s very much 60s Sci Fi. This time I was struck especially by the … Continue reading

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a day with the kids

We were playing match cards with puzzle pieces. Bubble said she needed a chair, so she pulled up the doll stroller. The five plastic chairs are everything from airplane seats to turtle or tortoise shells, but certainly not chairs to … Continue reading

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ruminating about truth and madeleine

I read A Wrinkle in Time first. And then A Wind in the Door and Meet the Austins and The Moon by Night and later A Swiftly Tilting Planet and A Ring of Endless Night. Those two latter titles took … Continue reading

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friday five: books!

I haven’t done a Friday Five for a few weeks, but in trying to live up to my self-chosen nickname and blog name, I have done a couple of books posts; nevertheless, I can always write about books. This one … Continue reading

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Bubble is sitting with a bag of S’mores Goldfish, “I’m just eating all the marshmallows.” I observe that if she eats all the marshmallows now, there won’t be any left to go with the crackers the next time. She thinks … Continue reading

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poetry workshop

The church wrote and received a Worship Renewal Grant this year that has led to art workshops: drawing, clay, poetry, textiles, and music. Yesterday was poetry. We sat at tables with other people, followed prompts, and wrote poetry. But. Um. … Continue reading

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