Monthly Archives: April 2011

mimi’s cafe

Last night I got a text from my friend Woodyman, “At Mimi’s and thought of you! French onion soup, baby! Yeah!” I miss Mimi’s Cafe. It just doesn’t quite make it for Computerguy, though we have gone, mostly when we’re … Continue reading

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thomas, doubter or beloved (or both)

Evidently the Second Sunday of Easter is devoted to Thomas, regardless of the year. Doubting Thomas to whom Jesus says, “‘Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to … Continue reading

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church website

For the past few months, we (and when I say we, I mostly mean our Associate Pastor) have been working on a new church website. Computerguy suggested using WordPress so that multiple people could be responsible (we’ve had a problem … Continue reading

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Bubble and her dad were playing with photos. She was posing next to roses she and Grandma had picked and put in a vase. They’re fun, but there is one I just LOVE, the one where her fingers are at … Continue reading

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what makes it easter?

On the RevGal’s Easter 11th hour preacher party, Martha says, “Whether the tune that makes it Easter is ‘Llanfair’ (Yes, I’m looking at you Presbyterians) or ‘Easter Hymn,’ you’re welcome here.” That may be my one, abiding–not regret–wistfulness maybe. “Christ … Continue reading

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the women

Like several others I have read, I find myself thinking about the women in the story on this Good Friday. [not entirely pertinent observation from my life: I linked Kristin Berkey-Abbott’s Jane Eyre post on that ubiquitous social network today and named … Continue reading

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this morning’s conversation

This morning’s conversation left me a little discomfited and I’m not sure why. In the following, Grandma and Grandpa are my parents. Computerguy: When’s your thing at church tonight? Bookgirl: 7:00, but it’s not “my thing” it’s a service. Anyone … Continue reading

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bill and the blue guitar

In April, at Easter (and it must have been another late Easter that year), I think of a man named Bill. I have several blog posts in my head about this, but I’m not willing to write any of them … Continue reading

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my little man

Squeak turns 2 today Those two years have flown by He is, in  fact, starting to grow up This next year should be interesting. If you are so inclined you might say a prayer for my boy (His name is … Continue reading

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friday five: birthdays!

This fun one is from Jan at RevGalBlogPals: April is a month of family birthdays for me: Today is my mother-in-law’s 80th birthday and on Sunday my third child’s 26th birthday, so I am thinking about birthdays. Easter would have been my … Continue reading

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