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Summer Plans
Friday, May 22, 2015      17 comments

This is a picture of the Oregon coast which is about a 2 hour drive from where I live. I go there as often as I am able, even if it is only for the... Read more
Thursday, May 07, 2015      16 comments

MY GOALS FOR APRIL Get enough sleep - ... Read more
Mother’s Day 2015
Monday, May 04, 2015      15 comments

We have a family tradition that the most important thing about a special day is that it be celebrated. It doesn’t really matter whether it is celebrated on the “official”... Read more
Tuesday, April 28, 2015      15 comments

Today I went to Oregon Health Sciences Center for a Nuclear Medicine Stress Test. At my last doctor visit my lab work revealed inflammation in my arteries so I was refer... Read more
A Walk in the Forest
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      16 comments

This is the bridge at the beginning of the Wetland Boardwalk Trail at Wildwood Recreation Site in the foothills of Mt. Hood in Oregon. Mt. Hood is part of the Cascade Ran... Read more
Showers of Blessings
Monday, April 20, 2015      13 comments

The Aspire and Inspire Team challenged us to write a blog about some of the things that bless us. I'm so glad they asked us to mention "some" of our blessings - otherwise... Read more
2015 - My Personal Progress
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      10 comments

It’s been three months since the beginning of 2015. Time to take a look at my progress. I started the year with three goals that I called “Getting Back to Basics”. ... Read more
April Goals
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      10 comments

Do you remember playing with building blocks like these? I do. It was fun to build houses and towers and bridges and arrange the letters into words. When I look at... Read more
Easter Time
Tuesday, April 07, 2015      8 comments

One of my favorite memories of Easter time is sharing a Passover Seder meal with Jewish Christian friends. (The Seder is a dinner during Passover in which the story of t... Read more
Happy Saint Patrick's Day
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      11 comments

I like celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Wearing spring green and sending blessings to friends is a hopeful way to look forward to the renewal of Spring. My daughter ... Read more
Spring is Coming
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      17 comments

Here in Oregon spring is coming with all it's glory. Here are some signs of spring I look forward to: 1. Colors - after dark days and gray leafless trees what a del... Read more
Tuesday, March 10, 2015      15 comments

This picture sums up the month of February for me. I got the killer flu the end of January and when I asked my daughter when I would start feeling better she said, "Marc... Read more
Friday, January 30, 2015      15 comments

Remember these words of advice from Mary Poppins? “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun . . . You find the fun and ... Read more
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      10 comments

Today is a holiday for Americans to remember Martin Luther King Jr. Some of us are old enough to remember hearing him speak. Our children read his speeches or see him on... Read more
Progress Report - 2014
Saturday, January 10, 2015      11 comments

It's that time of year to take a look backward and re-evaluate my goals. When 2014 began I was hoping for a fresh start. I was recovering from shoulder surgery and ha... Read more

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