Category Archives: Journal

Letter Time!

It’s really quite amazing how quickly the Christmas Letter gets done these days. We remember when you had to start thinking about it weeks ahead of time! At the very beginning, we even had to leave time for taking it … Continue reading

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less heat, more fire… or, less fire, more heat?

August is almost finished already! How about this for being so late with July’s “less”? I’ve been trying to think of something else to talk about, besides just the One Word “discoveries”, and finally this has come to mind: it’s … Continue reading

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A List of Happy Things, and May’s “Less”

It doesn’t take much these days, to think up a long list of amazingly wonderful things: my Mom is recovering at home from a triple bypass; my son is working and loving it (for other than the family company!) the … Continue reading

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April’s “Less”

Eight days into May isn’t bad for finally getting to this, considering all that’s been happening lately. And that’s not including the things that lead up to summer: a last lesson to mark for Perspectives today (and then the projects), … Continue reading

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to read again

I’ve quoted from Amy Jo’s blog before (song lyrics, I think). She does such wonderful writing! This post was just so good, and so… “Ottawa” (and yes, I’m STILL amazed that I now live in Ottawa, even though we’ve now … Continue reading

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Less for March

Feeling very lazy about posting these days. But I’ll just have to force myself, if only to keep up the ability. This idea of choosing a “Less of… more of… ” is starting to feel old already. However, if you … Continue reading

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Less of this, more of that

This is late for February’s One Word post… It seems I’ve latched on to the number ‘3’, for choosing the best “one words” of the week (and posted to Facebook), and for choosing the best of the month. Not sure … Continue reading

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good article re being a “firekeeper”

We still remember the interim pastor we had at Good Shepherd in Toronto, with fondness. When I have a question, I think of asking him–he always said we should investigate things for ourselves, but my wont was to trust his … Continue reading

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Finished, finally! Thank you for your patience!

(Title note is for those who are subscribed to receiving this blog by email.) My, it feels good to make a post and not have to change the date to one in the past! Not that there were really that … Continue reading

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technical difficulties

A quick note, since I just noticed that I actually have some followers! :) We had a little “break” the other day, of a server where this website is, and hence discovered that the backups had stopped working a couple … Continue reading

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