Monthly Archives: October 2008

Just do it…

It’s the beauty of the American electoral system. Ignore the biting television ads, the postcards, the last minute rallies, the robo-calls, and the newspaper hits. Kids from Atlanta’s Ron Clark Academy have got it right: “You can vote however you … Continue reading

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It’s time for something different

The barrage of political ads and news and chatter are getting to me.  Here’s something to enjoy: an artist who paints with water. [via Daily Dish]

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Blog Action Day, 2008: Poverty

Today is Blog Action Day, and blog writers around the world are asked to address issues related to poverty this year.  It can seem like an insurmountable problem to tackle, but the Christian’s first response might be prayer.  Personal involvement … Continue reading

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Autumn is coming

Seeing New England start to erupt with fall color reminded me that I get to experience it twice.  I saw the beginnings of a beautiful autumn in New York, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.  Now I can look forward … Continue reading

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New Hampshire and Vermont

My drive home through New Hampshire and Vermont was long and wonderful.  Overcast skies kept the glare out of my eyes.  I had the iPod cycling through all the public radio shows that I download but never get to listen … Continue reading

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Portland, Maine

I left Boston’s rains to head north to Portland, Maine to spend a little time at the coast.  Unfortunately, so did Hurricane Kyle.  While the hurricane never made landfall in Maine, it did trigger several days of wind and rain. … Continue reading

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Boston

It was a pleasant drive to Boston, broken up by a stayover in Albany on the way.  Once I got settled in Boston, I figured out the “T” subway system and set out to do some sightseeing, only to learn … Continue reading

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New England

I’m home after a short vacation trip to New England.  I’ll be posting photos here over the next few days.  This one is my favorite.  I’m a sucker for autumn color, rocks, and rippling water.  I was driving through Vermont … Continue reading

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