Monthly Archives: January 2015

Waiting to hear

Another week by with not much unplanned, unless you count things like taking photos for my sister’s builder-husband, who was in the process of making some stairs just like ours. Of course, there were non-routine things, like my sister’s visit, … Continue reading

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My Review of “Overnight Oats”

One chuckles ruefully at oneself, and wonders why it ever seemed like a good idea: put oats and milk in a bowl, with some flavourings, store in the fridge overnight, and it’s ready to eat the next morning! First of … Continue reading

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the boundaries are fixed

Our sermon on Sunday was a break from the series in Acts that we’ve been doing. This one (based on John 21) was about Jesus meeting the disciples on the beach with breakfast (he provides for every need) and then … Continue reading

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another week

There it goes again, flying by! Time, I mean. To think we’re near the end of January already!! I’ve only made it out skiing once, so here’s hoping for more snow, for February! And days that aren’t too cold, so … Continue reading

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Trivial pursuits

Yesterday as I was grocery shopping, I thought of so many little things that I’m fussy & bothered about. I feel like putting exclamation marks on all of them. Peppermint tea that comes in extra packaging–each individual tea bag in … Continue reading

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thinking out loud

My current dilemma, is how to choose which missionary things to read/follow/do. There are so many choices, I’ve come to realize that one can’t do them all! My present list needs some weeding: Follow the list of prayer suggestions that … Continue reading

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Time to eat fat and watch hockey…

It’s high time we had a poem! Here’s one that doesn’t seem that cheery, but it is funny. And of course, lots of us can relate to the part about the cat! Also, the author is Canadian… have you heard … Continue reading

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Service is joy

The cat is stretched out on her matt right in front of the fireplace. Good place to be on a minus 27 degrees Celsius morning! Besides the unplanned things last week (the Corner Gas movie-fiasco), and the out-of-routine things (doctor … Continue reading

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Corner Gas movie–the long, sad story

We hadn’t planned any surprise gifts this Christmas, which didn’t really bother me; but when I saw the Corner Gas movie there, I just couldn’t resist getting it. Sam had just told me that he wouldn’t be seeing it for … Continue reading

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Take a deep breath!

Really, the whole month of January could be used to review the previous year. Did you discover anything new last year? I sure did! New dishwasher soap–those cubes that have rinse agent included; it works SO much better, even those … Continue reading

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