Monthly Archives: August 2007

Month: August 2007 A life profound

True story. I was shopping today at the restaurant supply store. A checker (who is older than me, by the way) I’ve seen many times over the years asked me if I always wear my hair this way. (you know… undyed, twisted up in a bun) I smiled and said, “Yes, I do.” He said, “It looks so continue reading

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Month: August 2007 A few decades

More or less. That’s what we have on this earth: a few decades, more or less. And I’m beginning to see that the more or less depends not so much on length of time or number of decades as the use of the days and time in each decade. My friend sent me a song… “A Life Profound” continue reading

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Month: August 2007 family reunions

I never really quite understood ‘family reunions’ and actually never really knew people had them (whatever they were) when I was growing up. I think that’s another of the many casualties of divorce. Broken families don’t have family reunions. I’m not so sure I have grasped the deep seated value of family reunions until this year. O, sure continue reading

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Month: August 2007 I’ll be looking at the moon…

I have sort of thing going with my children… when they’re away, I tell them that when they go outside and see the moon… I’ll be looking at the moon and I’ll be seeing the same thing they’re seeing. There’s something strangely comforting in all that… something connecting. I guess, in a way, that if I’m able to continue reading

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Month: August 2007 Re-imaging God

You may be saying… wha…? I know. Incredible. I almost hesitate to write about this bcz of the blasphemous nature of the topic, but I share this, in part, to urge awareness… to urge believers to pray and to urge believers to “wake up” and see the turns of events in the world around us. The more time continue reading

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Month: August 2007 Curried Chicken Wraps

(courtesy of Ina Garten and The Food Network) CURRIED CHICKEN WRAPS 3 split (1 1/2 whole) chicken breasts, bone in, skin on Olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 cups good mayonnaise 1/3 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup chutney (recommended: Major Gray’s) 3 tablespoons curry powder 1 cup medium-diced celery (2 large stalks) 1/4 cup continue reading

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Month: August 2007 “…that women would adorn themselves…”

…in modest apparel.” I’ve been mulling this over (and over) and over. This morning I was browsing Facebook then the Drudge Report and the Seattle Times. And you know… there’s a common thread (pun unintentional — but I think there’s something to it) and a common appearance. It’s not just the blurring the lines between decency and indecency continue reading

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Month: August 2007 there ought to be a law… on indecent exposure

And now there is. And I’d hazard to guess that there are “indecent exposure” laws on the books in many states already… maybe many laws and on the books for many, many years. So, now in Mansfield, Louisiana there’s a brand new law against indecent exposure… a law against sagging. Now, you know, I’m thinking that there’s going continue reading

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