Monthly Archives: December 2007

About the banner

The banner photo is a cropped version of the ceiling of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, a much-photographed space. It’s an art-glass piece by Dale Chihuly, whose work I have admired for several years. His glass is instantly recognizable, … Continue reading

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Vegas, baby!

My son Rob and I had an adventurous week. We boarded a plane Monday for Las Vegas, our first trip there. I’d always had a curiosity about the city, having seen photos and heard stories of “the strip”…meaning, Las Vegas … Continue reading

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How Leo got out of debt

Leo, a blogger over at ZenHabits and an excellent writer, recently posted about his achievement of becoming debt-free.  With so many people crippled (or at least stressed) by the amount of debt they carry, I want to pass along his … Continue reading

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The final season

The tree is up, lit, and decorated. If I sound proud, it’s because it took some agonizing work. We have an artificial Christmas tree at home because family members have serious allergies that flare up near a “live” tree. The … Continue reading

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Advent: Too busy?

From Sunday’s sermon, Timing is Everything: Jesus says that we need to be counted among his faithful people when that day of wonder and surprise comes. We need to be ready…we need to LIVE ready for Christ’s return. In the … Continue reading

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