Finding Direction: The Wind Vane Chronicles

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Finding Direction:  The Wind Vane Chronicles

Entries from April 30th, 2006

“Aarrrggghhhhhhhh . . .”

April 30th, 2006 · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

. . . she madly screamed into the howling wind, running (make that “rapidly limping”) (no – make that “slowly stumping” – after all, her left leg was still in a cast) into the dark and stormy night, never to be seen again. What had been the straw that broke the camel’s back? The last […]

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A Shocking Chore Caused by Hurricane Katrina

April 18th, 2006 · 9 Comments · Uncategorized

I said I wasn’t going to post today or again this week, but I have to share this. Tom’s birthday is this coming Sunday and his Louisiana driver’s license is set to expire on that date unless he renews it. Which normally would be simple enough, right? But, of course, before next Sunday we are […]

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Moving Day Is Rapidly Approaching

April 17th, 2006 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

We’re coming down to the wire here with our move to Picayune and our rental for several months. Moving day is Wednesday. Seeing as how we’re going to have to “unplug” all our computer “stuff” here sometime tomorrow and seeing as how I’m at the moment supposed to be working on about 100 million difference […]

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“Good Friday” & Resurrection Sunday

April 14th, 2006 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

I awoke rested this morning and much later than I’ve been getting up the past few weeks. It was cool out this morning as it has been for the past couple of weeks or so for the most part – my “outside the north window” temperature gauge said 67 degrees here at 9 a.m. So […]

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Tender Mercies

April 13th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We are God’s tenants here, and yet here he, our landlord, pays us rents- not yearly, nor quarterly, but hourly and quarterly; every minute he renews his mercy. John Donne Thank God for His constant tender mercies. Today I thank Him for those because I so need them and appreciate His blessings constantly showered upon […]

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My Boys

April 11th, 2006 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

This is my all time favorite picture of my “boys.” “Little brother” Mark is on the left and David is on the right. I took this photo of them at the San Diego Zoo one Christmas a good many years ago now when Mark and I flew out to visit, but I keep it stuck […]

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Vignette for Sunday April 9 – Close to An Angel

April 9th, 2006 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

My beloved younger son Mark’s birthday is today. As I have so many of the anniversary dates of his birth, I again want to commend and commemorate his life today. You see – Mark was born in Fairfax, Virginia on this date – at the first light of a spring Thursday morning dawn – at […]

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