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Day 279: Mingle

Another one of those “out of my comfort zone” days. It always amuses me when people tell me that I seem at ease at social gatherings. The truth is that I often feel awkward, out of place, and without much … Continue reading

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Day 276: Host

I’ve written before about how much easier it is for me to be a host rather than a guest. And while I’ve learned much by allowing myself to be someone’s guest, tonight I get to sing the praises of playing … Continue reading

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Day 259: Frame

I pulled one of those last, remaining boxes out of the basement today and got it unpacked. The box was filled with framed pictures–I intentionally brought those pictures up here to this house (rather than leaving them in storage with … Continue reading

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Day 247: Content

Why is “content” more commonly used as an adjective rather than as a verb? Why is it something that I “am,” rather than something that I do? Maybe that seems counter-intuitive, as though I am placing priority on doing over … Continue reading

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Day 221: Help

I drove my nephew to the airport in Charlotte this morning–we left the house around 7:30am. After a quick, curbside rendezvous with my sister, who had flown down to pick up her son, we were off to spend several hours … Continue reading

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Day 203: Treat

We got ice cream tonight. Big deal, right? I mean–I can’t even tell you how many times we’ve driven down off the ridge and into town to get some ice cream at our local shop. I’ve joked with the kids … Continue reading

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Day 196: Mark

My father-in-law passed away today. Today was also my birthday. I’m not sure really what to say about the coinciding of these two events, other than to note that for my wife (and for me as well), July 15th will … Continue reading

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