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Forgiveness After Infidelity

The dress and veil, tuxedo and flowers, family and friends, all speak of happily ever after. But what happens when our dreams are shattered by the very one who promised to love and honor? 998 more words


House work

The big project of the past month has been getting some workmen in to do a bunch of jobs on our house. We’ve been building up the list for years now of things that should be done but we can’t or don’t want to do ourselves. 145 more words

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Piano Lesson

We’d been home from vacation a few days, long enough to reacclimate to alarm clocks, but not yet print out photos from our time away. My first week of a new principalship was busy with hiring, construction, and preparing for my staff to return to school. 353 more words

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The buskers arrived on Friday, street performers from as far as Quebec and Michigan, jugglers, acrobats, and magicians, ringing the inner harbor and stretching up into town. 391 more words

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“I’m not paying...”

My son and I sat in the car waiting for my wife and daughter to come back out of the grocery store. He was tired after a day floating down the Cowichan River on an inner tube and he slouched in the back seat ready to go back to our hotel room. 516 more words


Two Way Traffic / One Lane Road

The signs in Canada tell the truth. Next to the politically correct “Cage Free Eggs” placard at the grocery store was another set before the cartons identified as “Caged Eggs.” You know what you’re buying. 345 more words