Category Archives: Personal

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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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Last Stop on an Amazing Cruise

Yesterday we arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark and spent most of the day exploring the city which has some very interesting sights to see. There are lots of tourists, shops and crowded streets. We took a little tour this morning and … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ to Copenhagen

The last few days have been incredible. Saturday and Sunday we visited St. Petersburg, the former capitol of Russia. It’s a fascinating city with a lot of history which I discovered I don’t really know much about. The city is … Continue reading

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Greetings from Helsinki!

Just got back from a fascinating tour of Helsinki, Finland and some of the surrounding countryside. I’ve learned quite a bit about these Nordic countries that I didn’t know before. I’ve always heard of Finland (like during the Winter Olympics) … Continue reading

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Cruising on the Baltic!

Marci and I left Harwich, England on Saturday on the cruise ship Constellation and woke up Sunday in Amsterdam, Holland. We did a walking tour of the city under clear blue skies and also a boat right through the many … Continue reading

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