Monthly Archives: December 2014

Great Expectations

   The novel, Great Expectations is a classic work of Victorian literature by Charles Dickens (published Oct., 1861) that depicts the growth and personal development of an orphan named Pip.  It has themes of wealth and poverty, love and rejection, … Continue reading

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Special Gifts

 My wife and I have been working on a couple special gifts, an afghan for a grand daughter that Kathy has spent many, many hours on, and a desk for a grandson. If you count your time they end up … Continue reading

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Promise Keeping

 While living in Portland where I worked for Hyster Company, we also managed the apartments where we lived.  The apartment owner, Bob,  found out I liked to hunt and asked if I could set up an elk hunting trip back … Continue reading

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Fighting at the Feeder

 I’m sure if you’ve ever put out a hummingbird feeder, you have witnessed some pretty amazing aerial combat as one of the hummingbirds—usually a brightly colored male—will sit near the feeder to drive away any who try to take “his” … Continue reading

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What Should We Learn From Creation?

As I was hiking up a rather steep mountainside this past Saturday, I would stop occasionally to let my lungs catch up on the needed oxygen to provide fuel for my body to continue. As I did, I was reminded … Continue reading

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