Monthly Archives: January 2010

Florida Reflections

Our stay in Florida is nearing its close. During our visit I saw a couple of bumper stickers that I thought worthy of sharing. I thought this was pretty funny: Until I saw the guy who was driving the vehicle:

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West Jessamine Middle School

Just received an email announcing the following: Congratulations to our 6th Grade Team on the 5th/6th Grade Winter 2010 Knowledge Master Open (KMO)! WJMS came in First Place in Kentucky¬†and 12th in the overall competition! Five teams competed in Kentucky … Continue reading

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Gator Bait

Today our friendly alligator was enjoying lunch on the bank next to our condo.

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Beach Geek

You can see all sorts of sights on Florida beaches. Today I encountered what I am calling the Beach Geek. This guy had it all together. Frankly, I was envious.

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Haiti

The enormity of the pain and suffering in Haiti is beyond comprehension for someone whose most pressing concern for the past week has been the discomfort of Florida’s unseasonably cold weather.

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A Compassionate Heart

Compassionate Heart – definition: A person who is standing in snow with the temperature at 12 degrees who feels compassion for those who are in Florida standing in the rain with the temperature at 35 degrees.

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Pearls

This morning’s readings from The Reason for God and Pilgrim Heart yielded several quotes which I found to be particularly worthy of some further consideration: If I am a grass field – all the cutting will keep the grass less … Continue reading

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Frosty Morn

This morning we awoke to a heavy frost on the grass. The temperatures continued to linger 15-20 degrees below normal. I suspect there will be a lot of damage to landscape plants and flowers. The upside is that it is … Continue reading

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Forgiving Ourselves

From Pilgrim Heart: … Lewis Smedes observes: “We do not have to be bad persons to do bad things. If only bad people did bad things to other people we would live in a pretty good world. We hurt people … Continue reading

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Hanging On

As we were driving down I75 Saturday at about 75 mph, I noticed this honey bee hanging on to the outside of my side window. The wind was whipping him furiously but he clung for all he was worth. It … Continue reading

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