• Archive for July, 2012

    Quick Hits | Sunday, July 29, 2012

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    It’s been a long short weekend. Between yesterday and today, about 15 hours of it was spent at the office, coding, trying to get a web project ready for presentation to a state agency tomorrow morning. It’s been a little stressful, but the site is a good demonstration of what we can do in...

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    Quick Hits | Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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    I didn’t sleep well last night, but I got up early and spent some time in the Word.  I realize daily how important that time is with God, and yet for some reason, I don’t give it enough weight in my life. Well, I read in Numbers 5 and 6, and was touched by...

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    Quick Hits | Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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    Searching the Office

    My boss keeps a blog, and I like how he does it.  He doesn’t have to write about every single thing that happened in a day.  He just picks a thing or two, and that is good for the day.  Of course, his blog features his photography, which is always exceptional.  Still, I like...

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    Quick Hits | Sunday, July 23, 2012

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    It’s been an up and down weekend, for some reason. This morning at church I was reminded largely as to why: I forget to let God and His Word anchor my life each day. I still too often get up and make everything about myself. Gayle was right when she told me that time,...

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    Stuck in the Sahara

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    When I was in college, I read a handful of books that stuck with me as personally significant. One of them stuck with me simply because of its title. In a literature survey course one semester, we read the biography of Catholic social activist Dorothy Day, entitled “The Long Loneliness”. I don’t remember much...

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    Goodbye, Grandmares

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    Young Myrtle

    It’s only fitting that I pause for a moment tonight to commemorate the life of my Grandma Myrt. Myrtle Scruggs, my mother’s mother, a sweet and gentle woman except when behind the wheel, passed away last night, July 11, 2012, at about 20 till midnight Kansas time. My mom said her sister Sharon was...

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