Category Archives: Everybody Has a Story

… and a Hockey Game Broke Out

In the past, my interest in ice hockey has been purely evasive unenthusiastic. So you know that when our younger son, Greg, developed an intense passion for the sport, I had nothing to do with it. He has grown from … Continue reading

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To Feed a Child: Bestwa, Inc.

If you care about kids, you gotta love Bestwa (pronounced “best-way”), Inc. This non-profit works to provide food, medical care, education and hope to children in Liberia. Brent and I had the opportunity last week to attend their annual benefit … Continue reading

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A Wise Word from Rachel Anne Ridge

Not long ago, I told you about my Word for the Year, “Truth.” Well, another favorite word is “Gracious,” which is what I want to be when I grow up. Then, just over a week ago, my friend Rachel Anne … Continue reading

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Family History, Part 3

As I mentioned last time, having my ancestors’ pictures and household items around me helps me feel connected to them. It would be even better if I had more memories of them. I had the chance, you know. I could … Continue reading

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Family History, Part 2

Last time, I confessed to being unable to throw away much of the Ancestral Stuff that now lives at my house. I have brought myself to donate some household items, especially those I don’t associate with anyone. Also I’ve tossed … Continue reading

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Family History, Part 1

With the previous generations of my family just about gone, I now seem to have custody of all their artifacts. You know, quilts and crocheted afghans, antique photos, some art deco costume jewelry, and enough dishes to serve an Academy … Continue reading

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“Flash” [the Donkey], by Rachel Anne Ridge

Time for another look at my bookshelf! This is a bonus post because I wanted to squeeze it in right now, while Flash is hot off the press. Also the book is a great weekend read! Ridge, Rachel Anne. Flash: … Continue reading

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