Monthly Archives: June 2010

to the end of all time!

Last day of June, and last day of Life As We Know It! Tomorrow is the first day of July, the first day of vacation, and the FIRST DAY OF RETIREMENT!! It won’t really seem any different for awhile yet, … Continue reading

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the beauty and the ugly

Cool, sunny weather–perfect for doing some yard work, which is an important before-vacation job. This morning the alarm went off for the last time! Maybe… well, not really of course. Because Sam will need it, come September, and you never … Continue reading

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prayer-umbrella

Rej just has 3 "working days" left! He’s actually got today off (since his trainees don’t need him), and tomorrow he hands in all his stuff–but he says he’ll still be "on call" for Wednesday, so it’s still a working … Continue reading

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it’s a Happening time

Everyone had a great time at Rej’s Retirement bbq last night! Apparently there was waaaay too much food!! Sam got to bring his "Pretty", who thoroughly enjoyed herself–having not only Sam to cuddle, but TWO dogs. You know it was … Continue reading

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mistaken for a demon?

The next thing that Strobel and Collins discuss in The Case for Christ, is demons (would any "realistic individual" believe in them?) Collins leaves room for the fact that some of Jesus’ exorcisms could have been psychosomatic, however he says … Continue reading

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Jesus the Hypnotist…. ?

In The Case for Christ, Strobel puts forth an explanation for Jesus’ miracles, that he admits is not that convincing–but there are books being written about it: the idea that Jesus used hypnosis for his miracles. After all, people have … Continue reading

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speaking of gender diversity…

Our church recently commissioned 4 new Elders–all of them female! That means that out of 12, there are now only 4 males on the Board of Elders. That changes the "picture", in that we’re so used to seeing mostly men … Continue reading

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diversity vs mediocrity

The lady made a simple, friendly suggestion, and The Mom burst out laughing! See if you wouldn’t: Rej is going out for wings & beer with his trainees tomorrow night; his IBM Retirement Dinner is Thursday at noon; someone else’s … Continue reading

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resident fluffies

We’ve been anxious to get posting and telling you the exciting news! There have been some particular birds hanging around here quite a bit–you know how we keep mentioning the "red bird in a yellow tree", etc…. Well! The Mom … Continue reading

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flower ID?

Well, first she’s complaining about gaining a couple pounds, and then she’s raving about a new restaurant they found… IIII dunnooo! But apparently, besides buckwheat and whole wheat choices, this breakfast chain has about a hundred different ways to have … Continue reading

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