Author Archives: Cyndilou

About Cyndilou

Just a diva dilettante who sings, knits, crochets, dances, takes photos, and generally has a good time while she tries to figure out what she wants to be when she retires from her technogeek job.

Preparing for an adventure

God has blessed me in many ways, and one such blessing is an upcoming chance to mark something off my bucket list. Yes, the whole concept of a bucket list may be a little cliche, but nonetheless it is true. … Continue reading

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Playing Games

Board games are on the list of my favorite things. I have quite a large collection of my own, but it’s always nice to get to try a new one from someone else’s stash. Tonight I was introduced to Lords … Continue reading

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Guess what – it’s November again! Well, perhaps that’s common knowledge. With November comes multiple creativity challenges – I’ve tried a couple of different ones, but one that I can usually stick to is NaBloPoMo, also known as National Blog … Continue reading

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The song title asks the right question

Tonight was our first church choir rehearsal of the new season. Of course, I couldn’t miss it. The very first song we sang is so very appropriate to my thoughts about music. How can I keep from singing? God has … Continue reading

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Forced downtime

Since I am healing from a recent surgery, I’ve been forced into a level of idleness I usually avoid. The downtime is good for me, I know – I tend to rush through life, always pushing ahead, when sometimes God … Continue reading

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I found myself standing before the king, explaining the situation. My heart was heavy with the news I was about to impart. “Your majesty, as your majordomo, it is my duty to report a crime perpetuated by one of your … Continue reading

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Mismatched socks and a bloggiversary

Yes, mismatched socks. I’ve discovered that I have finally hit critical mass of single socks and can no longer find a pair to put together, even of white ones. Time to dump the sock basket and buy some new ones, … Continue reading

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Experiencing church differently

When it comes to church services, I will admit that I am very much in favor of the liturgical tradition. Without elements such as the confession and absolution, and the creed, it just seems incomplete to me. That being said, … Continue reading

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One month in…

Four weeks ago I started a new exercise regimen – swimming laps at my local gym. Prior to that I had been primarily using walking as my source of exercise, attempting to get in a two-to-three mile walk most days … Continue reading

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New month, new plan

For the last few days, I’ve been reviewing the past few years worth of food, exercise, and weight logs. To make a long story short, while I still have some habits that can be improved, overall I am doing what … Continue reading

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