Monthly Archives: January 2008

Weather

Weather forecasting is the oddest business.  I just went to intellicast to see if they were still forecasting blizzard-like conditions.  (They’re not)  I’ve never looked at a detailed forecast before, but I found it fascinating that the probability of precipitation … Continue reading

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The Name Game

I’ve been mulling about last names.  Once in awhile you run across one that just makes you wonder…  why?? I mean, once upon a time, people didn’t have last names, right?  And then as the population grew and people traveled … Continue reading

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More on Gaza

Egypt began closing its breached border with the Gaza Strip on Friday, using barbed wire and water cannons to keep Palestinians from leaving the Hamas-controlled territory in defiance of an Israeli blockade… (Notice that Israel is depicted as the bad … Continue reading

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A Series of Chilly Events

The past couple of days my daughter has been printing wedding programs.  And the printer wasn’t cooperating–neither printer was cooperating.  (Does this sound familiar?  Does anyone else in the world have all the printer struggles we do?)  Anyway, among all … Continue reading

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A Tributary

Now here’s a sentiment I like!  Proud NOT to be mainstream! Being a tributary is MUCH more scenic!  

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Desperate Gazans

I just read an article here that is quite sad.  It paints a very sorry picture. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Wednesday that his country will allow Palestinians from Gaza to cross into Egypt to buy supplies “as long as this is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Vagabonds?

An excerpt from this book: Once you leave the place God has chosen for you, your root system begins to dwarf.  The next time it will be easier for you to flee from adversity because you have been careful not … Continue reading

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