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Archive: 2006

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His Name in Lights

December 9, 2006

“GO WILL” is what the second-hand store with two missing lights winked at me tonight. Man, I miss that kid.

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More Than Words

December 8, 2006

My parents are in town for a couple of days, and it’s wonderful to hang out with them and to […] [continue…]

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Hot Rod

December 7, 2006

My birthday present arrived today, and I just realized that it’s essentially a sporty red convertible. Does this mean I’m […] [continue…]

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Arguing with John

December 4, 2006

I found an interesting juxtaposition of ideas this past week as I worked on an Advent sermon on the first […] [continue…]

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December 3, 2006

The coffeehouse/bar/concert venue where our church meets is featuring a very special guest tomorrow night, whose name I hesitate to […] [continue…]

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A Most Excellent Day

December 1, 2006

The best birthdays are a combination of simple pleasures and concentrated extravagances. Mine started with a priceless gift: sweet slumber, […] [continue…]

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Hot Off The Press

November 29, 2006

Like an addict hoarding his stash, I keep a short stack of books in the corner, ready for the reading. […] [continue…]

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Running and Recovering

November 27, 2006

To Columbia Pike, and back again. Without walking*. Negative split, too. *my rate of speed during the especially hilly sections […] [continue…]

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the everybodyfields

November 26, 2006

I’m fortunate to have several stone-cold, absolutely reliable go-to sources for good music. My brother-in-law is one such person. Often, […] [continue…]

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Brighter Skies

I love the fall– feeling the air turn crisp, and watching the shadows grow longer. It was a special treat […] [continue…]

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Thanksgiving, and Not

November 23, 2006

You take the good,You take the bad,You take them bothAnd there you haveThe facts of lifeThe facts of life. –The […] [continue…]

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November 20, 2006

It feels like there is a power cord that connects me to my little girl. When I get too far […] [continue…]

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Read All Over

November 16, 2006

One of the great parts about spending so much time with Ella is that she sleeps so dang much. Never […] [continue…]

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