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My Drive to Work

February 19, 2009 by


The sunrise was awesome from the top of the hill on my morning commute. As I was just about to get onto the freeway, the thought popped into my head, “Too bad you didn’t get a picture of that.” I was going to let it go, but then I realized that the Dane of five […]

The Halloween Scripture

October 27, 2008 by


Life keeps clipping right along, and I’m doing my best to keep up with it. Jeremy came up to visit last weekend. That was a fun change of pace. He brought Daniel up, so Alanna and Asher got to have a new friend for a few days. There was much playing of Magic, with the […]

Odd Encounter

September 24, 2008 by


While pushing the kids in the stroller last night, I crossed a bridge where a woman stood. She was so still, I thought she might be a sculpture. Under her arm was a long cardboard box, and she wore a bandana in her gray hair. She looked up as she heard me approach, at quickly […]

Sherwood Forest

September 17, 2008 by


The Chemeketa campus consists of two major centers separated by a little area called Sherwood Forest. Sherwood Forest has a winding footpath that, for a few minutes, takes you away from all civilization into a beautiful arena of nature. I’ve always loved walking amongst the trees and hills, though I had never been able to […]

Glittering Leaves

August 28, 2008 by


As we were driving to work this morning, we passed the poplar orchards that line the highway. Poplars are used to make paper pulp, and poplar orchards are fairly common here. This morning, our commute coincided with the sunrise, and the sun shone at us through the leaves of the trees. With the sun directly […]