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More craft time

A second one of these “cube” cross-stitch finishes done.  The pattern was a free pattern from the Snowflower Diaries website.  This one is for my oldest daughter. 111 more words

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R.I.P. Gregg Allman

From USA Today via the Fort Collins Coloradoan:

Rock musician Gregg Allman – whose work with the Allman Brothers Band set the stage for Southern rock, jam bands and influenced several generations of players – has died at age 69.

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A Soft Spot for a Pillow

Rejuvenation. Couldn’t we all use a little rejuvenation? It is not a subject on which I have spent a great deal of time; but recent events prompt this report. 456 more words

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The Ben Jacobs assault "audio"

I listened to that audio clip of the Ben Jacobs/Greg Gianforte incident, from Wednesday, May 23rd, several more times. Gianforte sounds calm and polite when he tells Jacobs to “please” speak to Shane.   477 more words

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Why teach themantically?

I started writing this in response to Marjo Tavast’s Facebook post, but realized it, too, probably deserves it’s own post.

Why teach thematically?

If you think about it, teaching by the core approaches (or levels of analysis) in a linear way IS a thematic approach – the themes are biology, cognition and socio-culture, and then the themes are abnormal psych, health, etc. 1,772 more words


50, Jesus, and Stardom – Day Forty

Last night, my dear husband surprised me by taking me to see a production of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. He scored tickets in the 8th row of this stunning venue built in 1931 with the second largest subscriber base in Illinois. 643 more words

Spiritual Formation

howie snyder reblogged this on Howie's Blog and commented:

Such a great review here and wonderful words! If anyone hasn't seen it yet - we both highly, highly recommend! I think there's 3 showings left - 1 tonight and 2 tomorrow. I would bet there are still some seats available. It was absolutely amazing!! :-) So happy to experience church in this way with you Nicole!

24 May 2017 - better late than never...

I look in my camera and I want to scream.  A full week in Rabi and only one photo worth sharing.

This is SO inadequate for the experience.   581 more words

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