Category Archives: Life In General

Random posts about life, the universe, and everything.

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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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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A New Year, already?

Time is relative. The older you get, the faster it seems to go. In a glance back through my Facebook posts, I see that not much has changed in the past twelve months. 2012 was not a banner year for … Continue reading

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Listen to the music

Just about all types of music that exists can be “reimagined” by another artist, re-released with their own personal stamp on it. In many cases, it brings new depth to a piece, and the new version can be enjoyed as … Continue reading

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Languages

An interesting survey crossed my desk recently – it was for a friend’s class assignment, and the wording of several questions intrigued me. Part of it had to do with one’s consideration of language needs for deaf people versus non-English-speaking … Continue reading

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Blame it on Daddy

My father was an interesting man. Born just before the beginning of the Great Depression, and in the US military for over 20 years, he developed quite a wonderfully strange sense of humor – although he didn’t go in for … Continue reading

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Memories of a trip

One of the things I’d love to do is visit Germany around Christmas. Then again, I am really not a fan of snow and cold – while the ideas of visiting the markets, seeing the towns in their holiday finery, … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season, redux

The days after Thanksgiving mark the start of Christmas music on the radio and marathons of Christmas movies. I admit, I have a lot of favorites among those. However, I do wish we’d all keep the Reason for the Season … Continue reading

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For giggles

Cookie Monster sings it well. 😀   And just because Pepe is my favorite:

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Traditions

Holiday traditions – most of us have at least one. One of my favorites is a dish called sunshine salad. Almost every year since I can remember, we’ve had this at Thanksgiving or Christmas or both. In recent years, I’ve … Continue reading

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