Archive for December 2008

Merry Christmas 2008

After days of snow, gray clouds, rain and….well more gray clouds, Christmas morning 2008 came with a burst of sunshine in my corner of the world. Allelluia! Of course there are many more reasons to “praise God” with an Allelluia this morning…it’s Christmas around the world! You don’t have to be a Christian to share

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A Gift for You That Gives to Others

We’re now at a mere few days before Christmas. What gift could bring a smile to your face…right now? How about one that offers up the words to those Christmas songs you can never seem to remember? Or how about a handy menu planner to get you through the next few days – that’s a

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Snow Day and Prime Rib

Earlier this week as I was driving my son to his high school he asked me to switch on the radio to a news and current events station he will usually only listen to after much complaining/urging on my part. I obliged and put on the station quietly patting myself on the back that my

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The Joys of Urban Life

So often “urban” is likened to all that is gritty, crime ridden and conjested.  Unfortunately that’s a label applied usually by those who have never lived in and enjoyed a thriving urban lifestyle. New urbanism is one of those movements that reminds us of the gifts we already have – like the joy of conversation

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