Monthly Archives: December 2011

Magna Cum Laude

Joan graduated on Saturday Dec. 17th with her teacher’s certificate Magna Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. This has been a long and rewarding journey for her. As our children entered school age in Seattle we were drawn to … Continue reading

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Siege of Jerusalem

The Unnecessary War  This was a war that should have never taken place. There was no leader. There was no strategy. There was no vision. The previous 65 years had been a time of peace as Israel prospered under the … Continue reading

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“Its Only Fair”

I had an interesting experience subbing for a fourth grade class. We needed to go to a local church basement where some Christmas presents were placed on several tables divided by age and sex. (Meaning a child could buy all the … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Audra, Joan and I had a chance to put into practice my “10 essentials” on a trip from Yerrington to Las Vegas. The normal drive is about 5 1/2 hours, but we took the back route of 395 down the … Continue reading

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Last Thanksgiving Photos

Want to post some last pictures now that we are back in Sparta. Came back on Tuesday, Wednesday saw the passing away of Harold’s mother, Dorothy Walters, with a sermon that night as Joan got back into the school groove. … Continue reading

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