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This little game has had a brief mention before on this blog but today I’ll feature it fully.

It’s a small and neat little game of total chance. 171 more words


#15 To my babies.

I promise to love you almost as much as Jesus does and I promise that you’ll know him. I promise that you will know how much you are loved every day of your lives. 706 more words

35 Years in 35 Memories

My parents celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary this weekend. Congratulations! In honor of their many many years of wedded bliss, I thought I would write 35 one-sentence family memories/inside jokes. 803 more words


I Shall Not Look Upon His Like Again

*Written in July 1993

I had never seen him lie so still
as he did that day in the sleek, steely vessel.
Its bright white cushions covered… 354 more words


whose day is it, anyway?

It’s a three-day celebration for PP’s birthday since it falls right on the Labor Day’s weekend.

Yesterday we took him to the Mall of America so he could get on the kiddie rides as he made the request (it was a bad day to visit the mall, as people were swarming like bees!). 51 more words


Preparing for a mid afternoon 30 minute speaking slot at a conference - the nightmare scenario!

I’ve just been given this task…and what a nightmare it is. Many of you will have hopefully read the book ‘Pitch Anything’ by Oren Klaff. Despite its terrible title (which reminds me of the classic, ‘How to make a million bucks in 24 hours’ type books you find at your nearest international airport!), this is probably the most interesting book around sales that I’ve read for a very long time. 418 more words


Red-legged frog!

On one of our frequent trips to the Briones bullfrog pond — this was, let me see, Saturday evening — we found a frog we’d never met before, and one that surprised us. 288 more words

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