Dear Lord, it is by faith that I walk.  I do so pray that the steps I have been taking this week, and maybe more importantly those I’ve chosen not to take, are pleasing to you.  It’s not been nearly as difficult as thought it might be.  Thank you for the strength that comes from […]

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  Kris, Jenna, Emily…my heart is so sweet for these girls!And for these two!…Annie and Allie—Annie is 16 now,and she got her license, HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANNIE!!! Some days are just the kind you wish you could go back to bed.Yesterday was that kind of day.  So, instead of going back to bed,I sat down on the […]

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I’ll work on an entry.  I got up really early to go the grocery, and I discovered that Bernie had blocked my car in the driveway.  What a disappointment.  I will have to be creative with breakfast now.  Yes, girls, many pictures to post for you, I know.  I’m so sorry they aren’t up already. […]

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Let me just tell you how amazing it is to not have a headache!  I have had a slightone part of the day, but I’ve taken my medicine, and I’ve managed to avert any bigordeal with it.  It’s incredible—truly, praise God! I went out to watch the ban d practice this morning and got a […]

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So, this is Chelsey and Chip.  I’m pretty sure they’re a pretty cute couple. Wouldn’t you agree?  Yes, he’s really that tall and handsome, and she’s really kind of short and verybeautiful.  And they are BOTH VERY NICE people—the best part of all.  I’ve just come home from the hospital, and I’m enjoying probably the only […]

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Alert….Alert….Alert….Life is changing in the Steen house.  As if we didn’t already think Chelsey Duke was the sweetest friend in the world for Chip to have, now he’s gone and asked her to be his girlfriend.   This was the best I could do of a photo of the two of them together.  I’ll work […]

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Having a difficult march means being prepared to work hard to learn it.  I hope the band members who don’t know where to stand, namely those on the right outside line or two, will work to learn exactly what they need to know to present a polished show. It’s certainly not fair to those who are […]

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So, I’ve not been very diligent in updating the past week.  A couple of reasons. First, my head.  Oh, how it hurts.    As of tomorrow, it will have been officially three months with this horrid thing.  I don’t even know myself anymore. The other reason for not updating is…I’ve been working on the band web […]

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Siegel…3 and 1…What a great start to the season!!!  So proud of all those guys–and of that band!Here are some shots from the night…          Many wounded hands and arms.  Poor pititful people!!! I’l post the pics from the practice Thursday night in the next day or two.  I’m sleepy, and I think I’ll go to bed […]

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No pictures to post right now—shot video footage at practice on Tuesday.  But I do have some thoughts to share, and I hope that it will cause either some response from those reading and/or action from those reading… Leadership, pride, and respect are words that seem to pop into my head over and over when […]

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