Monthly Archives: September 2008

Dad update

My dad is still sedated and in ICU. The pneumonia is looking a little bit better and they have stopped that antibiotic. They are still treating the VRE infection, and everyone is still wearing gowns and gloves. He is off … Continue reading

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Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah

Hymn 598 in the Trinity Hymnal, balm to my soul this Sunday. Click here for the tune. Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah, [or Guide me, O Thou great Redeemer…] Pilgrim through this barren land. I am weak, but Thou art … Continue reading

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The Grand Weaver – review

I wanted to participate in the I Read It! for the 5th Tuesday of September. The struggle of course being finding time to read. I walked back through some of the books they have reviewed on 5 Minutes for Books … Continue reading

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Home again to Mitford

We’re on to chapter 13 now. Olivia and Father Tim are talking about Hoppy and how he’s acting since learning about Olivia’s condition. The weather is fowl and Father Tim is finally ready to get his car running again after … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark – this looks interesting

I got this in an email and thought I’d share it here. It is helpful sometimes to see something in a more realistic scale. Here is a replica of Noah’s Ark (or one man’s interpretation of it) according to the … Continue reading

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Back to Mitford

I began my reading of Mitford here. Then read another 4 chapters here. So, let’s dive into chapter 9 and see who we meet. Harold asked for Emma’s hand in marriage – very suitable. Then Olivia delivered her sad news … Continue reading

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What works for me in the bathroom

A few weeks ago I heard a radio commercial for the Scrubbing Bubbles Automatic Shower Cleaner. I hate to admit that I am this lazy, but we have not managed to keep the shower as clean as I would like. … Continue reading

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BFS #103

I missed a few Blogger Friend School assignments. It isn’t a feed and I got busy so I forgot to go look. I’ll just pick up with this week’s assignment. Memory Verse: 1 Timothy 4:15 (NIV) Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly … Continue reading

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More of Mitford

We left off with the dinner party that Father Tim held for his dearest friends. He was weary but content. Today we start with the appraiser returning and finally giving the welcome news that the painting is not a Vermeer. This … Continue reading

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Honey do’s around the house

One of the things we needed done around the house was replacing the batteries in the fire alarms. The one in the bedroom was already down thanks to Fay. Then this weekend I woke up at 3am to hear another … Continue reading

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