• Archive for August, 2012

    Quick Hits | Friday, August 31, 2012

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    It’s now 5:30 P.M. on a Friday evening- the Friday before the long Memorial Weekend unfolds and Americans check out for an extra day. Over the last week, I’ve noticed temperatures falling in and out of the office. The sky is darker in the morning on run days- not quite full on night, but...

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    People Like Us: Pilots

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    About 10 years ago or so, I stumbled across this BBC offering on the local PBS station, and after watching the show for 5 minutes, I was hooked. I find the mockumentary comedy format hilarious, and the scripts for these shows are just brilliant. I totally love this show’s brand of humor. Unfortunately, for...

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    Quick Hits | Thursday, August 30, 2012

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    "Benny the Knife", aka "Sandwich Man"

    It’s another late night post after a long day. That seems to be the mode of late. I want to get something written up about a topic or my day, and the words don’t develop until after 10 p.m. I wish I could get past that. Still, today was a good day, if only...

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    The Book of Acts – Passage Study Chunks

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    To study Acts in our small group, the book needs to be divided into chunks that can be handled meaningfully from week to week. The following chunk schedule was made with the help of the good ol’ Halley’s Bible Handbook. Week 1 Christ’s Resurrection, Ascension, and the Upper Room Acts 1 Week 2 Pentecost...

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    Open-Handed Love

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    I have a good friend who lost a sibling to cancer six years ago today. My friend loved her sister dearly, and she feels it every year when the anniversary comes up, if not only because she lost a sister, but also because that was one of the hardest years of her life, and...

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    Quick Hits | Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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    Jujube Tree

    After a decent day at work yesterday, I had a serendipitous time with a friend of mine from the dance club and church. Last week, I went to Thearith and Daing’s house for a spring roll dinner, and my friend Gwen came over as well. Well, she had brought a chicken salad, which she...

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    Quick Hits | Monday, August 27, 2012

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    Evening Approaches at Monastery Lake

    Good morning. It was a good weekend, although much of Saturday could be taken off the books. Friday night, Sagebrush Highland had a swim party at the Highland High pool, and we had a great turnout. Games were played, prizes were given, and seven people were baptized. One gal wasn’t even planning to be...

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