Tag Archives: travel

We’ll Leave The Light On For You

I remember that night well.  Responsibilities at church in both St. Pete and Tampa had kept me in town during the Sabbath, and I had to work Monday morning early, but family is family and I wanted to see the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Common Birds Of Washington & Oregon

Common Birds of Washington And Oregon, by J. Duane Sept Admittedly, this was not a book I had planned on reading.  As it happens, when I traveled to the Oregon coast south of Tillamook, I found myself in a rented … Continue reading

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A Sabbath Day’s Journey Or Two

This morning was an unusual Sabbath for me, although it will probably surprise no one who knows my normal Sabbath habits [1] that it ended up being perhaps a somewhat more busy Sabbath than most people have when they go … Continue reading

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I’ll See You When We Get There

As I commented before [1], after leaving work early and enjoying a leisurely lunch at the local Shari’s, where despite showing that I intended on remaining for a while and going at a slow pace by bringing inside two substantial … Continue reading

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A Garden Worth Returning To

Yesterday evening during the course of my epic travels [1], I was invited by a friend of mine to go along with her and her mother to a garden.  At first the garden was not specified and I had in … Continue reading

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Out Of The Loop

Frequent, or even occasional, readers of my blog will likely be aware of the fact that I tend to ruminate fairly often on issues of communication.  In particular, I find it rather distressing that my life is often in a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mediterranean Love Plan

The Mediterranean Love Plan:  7 Secrets To Lifelong Passion In Marriage, by Stephen & Misty Arterburn with Becky Johnson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Being a person of … Continue reading

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Sketches Of Country Life

I thought to convey at least some of the more notable features that I enjoy when spending time at my home away from home in rural Clackamas County, as I frequently find something worthwhile to write about in such moments … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Account Of The Manner In Which Sentences Of Penal Servitude Are Carried Out In England

An Account of the Manner in Which Sentences of Penal Servitude Are Carried Out in England, by Edmund F. Du Cane I must admit that when I read this book I had never heard of Edmund F. Du Cane before.  Although … Continue reading

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Second Time Around

I wonder if at times it is uncharitable for me to enjoy the company of people who provide me with such great writing material based on our shared experiences.  To most normal people, a night like last night would not … Continue reading

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