Monthly Archives: November 2015

My Aunt Gwen Doyel Laemmlen, b. 28 Nov 1935, d. 16 Nov 2015

Today my Aunt Gwen would have celebrated her 80 birthday.   She slipped away from us 12 days ago.  Aunt Gwen was one of my more interesting relatives.  She knew how to heat up a conversation with her liberal views … Continue reading

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A Look at Tears

I think this is fascinating: The Microscopic Structures of Dried Human Tears Photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher captures tears of grief, joy, laughter and irritation in extreme detail By Joseph Stromberg November 19, 2013 Read more: Tears of timeless reunion … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful my children are safe

At the top of my list of Thanksgiving blessings today is gratitude for my children, who are safe, healthy and happy.  This photo and update came from Aaron in Santiago Chile yesterday as we were preparing for Thanksgiving today:Sunday was … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We Plow The Fields We plow the fields, and scatter The good seed on the land, But it is fed and watered By God’s almighty hand; He sends the snow in winter The warmth to swell the grain, The breezes … Continue reading

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There is Flannel in Yakima Tonight!

 This morning we woke to a winter wonderland of SNOW in Yakima!  We had an airport trip to make, then meetings until this afternoon (transfer planning) AND it was the first day of the best flannel sale of the year at … Continue reading

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This makes me laugh.

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Our Prayer

Thou has given so much to me, Give one thing more–a grateful heart; Not thankful when it pleaseth me, As if Thy blessings had spare days; But such a heart, whose pulse may be Thy praise. –George Herbert (1593-1632)

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