Category Archives: Personal

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At Least We Have Maid Service

It’s hard to believe that such a small fire can cause so much damage. A week after Easter, an accidental fire in our kitchen destroyed our microwave oven above the stove as well as one small section of our kitchen … Continue reading

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A Rock and Roll Easter

Well, actually it was another bluegrass Easter at our house this year, but a major earthquake in Baja California (Mexico) had things “all shook up” for a few seconds. It happened while our band was playing the Cherokee Shuffle. Everyone … Continue reading

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Generation to Generation

My new book Generation to Generation was  released a couple of weeks ago by Standard Publishing. I just got my copies and I’ve been handing them out to family and friends like a new father handing out cigars. Writing a … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Henri Nouwen

When I was editor of Youthworker Journal many years ago I conducted a phone interview with the late priest Henri Nouwen for an issue we were doing on personal spirituality (spring 1993). I recently found the mini-cassette of that interview … Continue reading

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Compassion in Haiti

I received a letter today from Compassion International which is posted below because God may be leading you (as he is Marci and I) to reach out to help the thousands of people who have been impacted by yesterday’s earthquake … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I wish I could say that I spent the first full day of the new year doing something constructive or creative but I watched football all day. Three games. Actually I think I watched six or seven football games this … Continue reading

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Gifts Under the Tree

I think we’re about ready for Christmas. All three of our grandchildren were with us a couple weekends ago and we let them hand-make all the Christmas ornaments for our tree this year. Marci bought the crafts supplies and let … Continue reading

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It’s no longer “when” but “now that I’m …”

Well, this song has special meaning for me today. when-im-64-the-del-mccoury-band Funny, I don’t really think of myself as that old, but my body gives me a reality check pretty much every day. A few other 64-year-olds: Steve Martin, Rod Stewart, … Continue reading

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Corey’s Art Show this Weekend

Our son Corey is a very talented artist who will have his drawing and paintings on display this weekend at San Diego’s “Art Walk on the Bay” at Seaport Village. Come check it out Saturday or Sunday from 10 a.m … Continue reading

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Cruise Photos

We flew home from London on Saturday night and I’ve been a bit jet lagged and real busy trying to get caught up. We had a great time indulging ourselves on the cruise and the bathroom scale proves it. I … Continue reading

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