What a day!  I’ve been sick the past couple of days and am worn out with everything.  I’m tired, and I’m pretty sure my kids think I should go to bed.  Chip was at Oakland all day with Honor Band, and he’ll go back in the morning.  Their concert is at 2:30—you should come hear […]

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Wow, are there no adults that shoot straight with you kids?  I’m amazed at how many of you need to hear the truth and need an adult to talk to.  Well, I’ll keep talking, and I’ll keep listening.  You keep listening and feel free to do as much talking as you need to do.  I’m […]

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edit:  have you checked out Chip’s Xanga? http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=lViackn  He needs comments and encouragement!  🙂 OK, I need to talk to my teen friends.  Picture this…A Coca Cola bottle.  Let’s say one of you has a coke and a friend asks if they can have a sip.  You say, “sure” and it’s just your two germs.  […]

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It’s nice to see this is all working again.  I posted twice last night, but both times it sent my post to some place in Xanga land!  That is so frustrating, isn’t it? Before I forget…one of my sons has a Xanga now, and he needs lots of encouragement to keep working on it.  Please […]

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Yes, today is a better day.  It always is that way, you know.  I don’t even have to leave this country…no Australia for me! Youth group was awesome tonight!  We were talking about people with disabilities.  Do you ever think about how people who are different feel?  You know, people with no disabilities, yet who […]

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Today has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.  I think I’ll move to Australia!  Do you ever have days like that?  Ugh…tomorrow will be better, I’m sure of it!

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Tuesday already…where does the time go?  Youth group was great…another new girl has joined us, and it is so great to see our group growing! I was driving home from Parker’s keyboard lesson yesterday when I noticed a field of white crosses beside a church.  I mean LOTS of crosses.  I noticed a big sign […]

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Brrr!  It’s 63 degrees in our house right now, and I’m thinking that’s a little cool even for me.  Actually, I need to thank God for divine intervention.  If our system hadn’t quit running, we would be continuing to have carbon monoxide leaked into our air.  Obviously, it has been small amounts so far, but […]

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Super Bowl was a fun event this year, albeit a little different from what we had anticipated.  I wish you could have seen Bernie’s face when Dr. Garth announced from the pulpit that the Super Bowl Party for the Youth Group would be at a different location…the Steen’s.  Oh, my!  It was a funny sight!  […]

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