Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Time Has Come

I have said this before, recently.   I seem to be at least as much observer as participant in the unfolding of my own future.  It is only days ago (maybe ten or fifteen) that it has begun to appear that … Continue reading

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They Call it See Food (not Seafood)

They are so pretty, but even those pretty faces look a little strange when mouths are gaping with partially chewed food on full display.  When they were in high school, they loved trying to throw me off guard with their … Continue reading

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Visiting the Land of the Armadillos

Each one seemed completely oblivious to my presence.  I came up to three different ones in three different places although in the same general territory of the hundreds of acres that make up St. Francis of the Woods Center for … Continue reading

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Mixed Nuts and Pumpkins

It all started with a quick stop at a Quick Stop on the way to the Johnson Farms Pumpkin Patch.  I was looking for a nourishing snack (had not had lunch after the Soccer game) that did not include having … Continue reading

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Back in Cornwall

This time there were 1553 pictures on the card when I returned.  At the moment Lisa, Micah and I have left the Tremaine Parish and have finally found Roughtor preparing to climb one of the tallest hills in Cornwall. This … Continue reading

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How Much Can They Carry?

…Relationships, that is.  I have been thinking about that as I continue to process the reality that I am alone, while at the same time enjoying lots of wonderful relationships.  It is confusing to say the least. One of the … Continue reading

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Re-live the Adventure

It will be in Oklahoma City in just over two weeks – on the road again.  I had emailed a few folks who were at the church I served in the Oklahoma City area and offered to show the slides … Continue reading

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Falling Upward

…into the second half of life.  It seems that I am going through Adolescence again.  This time it is transitioning into the second half of life – figuratively speaking.  It is neither likely nor in my interest to live to … Continue reading

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Needed to Do It

Much of today was spent moving from person to person, table to table, reconnecting with people at the congregation from which I retired.  My travels and the pattern of services have resulted in having little opportunity to talk with most … Continue reading

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Back to Oktoberfest

Es hat Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, Kartoffelsalat, Bier, Musik, tanzen, Dirndlkostüme, und Lederhosen, alle im Zelt.  (Not sure that is correct grammar, Franzi.)  There were all the trimmings of Oktoberfest on a very tiny scale by comparison to what we experienced in … Continue reading

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