Monthly Archives: November 2009

Making a list and checking it twice

I wonder whether I’m avoiding work by making a list or avoiding a list by doing things. I have a lot left to do before I leave for China tomorrow. One of the things I need to do is to … Continue reading

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"I’m in Training"

Oh, the joy of being the new guy. New at a job? New at a hobby? Being new at something brings inherent forgiveness for the inevitable errors and omissions. Last week I bought a new heart rate monitor. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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A day to be truly thankful

Today, as people all across America pause in their busy lives to give thanks, I have blessings beyond measure and my thanks are lifted up as I praise God for all He’s done in my life this year. I just … Continue reading

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"Old Dogs" – Movie Review

Old Dogs is a great movie to see if you’re looking for some casual entertainment. I’d recommend it for date night and/or for family night. It’s the kind of movie that is best enjoyed if you can suspend disbelief and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Life

This past year was awesome. There were many highs and many lows, but the highs were all higher than the lows. I’ve been through the dark valley before so I know how important it is to appreciate time spent on … Continue reading

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Where did the words go?

I posted “Where did the time go?” on my other blog this morning. I was surprised to realize a month has elapsed since my last post there. The sister question to “Where did the time go?” is “Where did the … Continue reading

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Where did the time go?

In October I started writing a book on parenting and our relationship with God. It’s not a how-to book by any stretch of the imagination. It’s just my musings on these topics. It reads a lot like posts I put … Continue reading

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Guest post – How to Stay Young!

This was forwarded to me. Given my intense focus on writing a novel as part of NaNoWriMo I’m going to “borrow” this as a way of blowing the dust off of this blog. 1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Study: Judges 17 – Micah and his idols

Micah lived in a time when lifestyle choices where “anything goes” … maybe not unlike today. He chose to set up a shrine (including idols) in his home. He hired a priest to make it legitimate. The priest’s greed allowed … Continue reading

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Off & running

It’s been a challenging first week. Work has been exceptionally trying with a team of Taiwanese co-workers in town for a series of all day meetings. I found myself as the chief notetaker and driver of actions. The only saving … Continue reading

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