Monthly Archives: December 2011

Alive Again!

A little dramatic, but that’s what it feels like.  Whatever it was, as of this morning, it seems to have departed.  I am now again in the land of the living.  I have escaped from the house for the first … Continue reading

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Virtual or Real?

I have been pondering the line between virtual reality and real reality (?don’t know how else to say that), while sitting here by myself at home sick with an annoying virus.  I am one who does not like to be … Continue reading

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Laid Low

It has been years since I have been sick (at least as far as I can remember).  After a strenuous last session in this round at Rebound yesterday morning, chills, fever, headache, various pains and loss of appetite ensued.  There … Continue reading

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Expired in 2005

But it hasn’t been opened yet!  There was some pantry purging at my house when Lisa was visiting.  Her part time job is working for a small business that does organizing.  In fairness, the really old things were things that … Continue reading

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Most Fun in Years!

I guess I had forgotten.  There have been many references in these posts to the love of music and singing.  It has been decades since I have sung a large piece.  This piece was difficult enough to be a stretch … Continue reading

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Phone Call from Germany

The phone rang.  It was Fred calling from Germany.  He spent time with me in Berlin taking me to Wittenberg for the day after his wife Cindy joined us for dinner the evening before.   It was a Christmas greeting call that … Continue reading

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“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.”

That may be a little strong for the description of my accomplishment.  I finally finished throwing away or finding a place for all the clutter from my office.  The futon has been moved out (thanks, Chris).  It actually looks like … Continue reading

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Pumped!

It’s not basketball or football that gets me this pumped.  The sport that gets me pumped is more physically demanding than it appears.   People often do it sitting down.  I can’t – well, maybe sometimes, but it is tough for … Continue reading

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“God comes to us disguised as our life”

I’m home after two weeks of travel.  Yes, it is beginning to feel a little more like home again here.  This quotation from Leader of Retreats named Paula D’Arcy seems to me to fit these past weeks (as does every … Continue reading

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