Monthly Archives: December 2015

Babylonians 31 December 2015

Apparently, it is all the Babylonian’s fault that we make new year’s resolutions. Four thousand years ago, they celebrated the new year in March when the length of the day and the night were equal. They either crowned a new … Continue reading

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Freezing Fog 30 December 2015

Gosh, the fog moved in overnight such that I felt what I think it must feel like to be lost at sea this morning. My face mask froze up in the first quarter-mile making it feel like I was wearing … Continue reading

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Spaces 29 December 2015

I look for inspiration to write in the spaces that surround me. On each path I happen upon, there is beauty whether rural or city, mountain or plain, in gnarled branches and steeples, and in the conversations I hear and … Continue reading

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revolutions 28 December 2015

How this planet managed to make another trip around the sun so fast is beyond me. It was only last week that I was posting about my resolutions for the new year 2015! I have read that this way of … Continue reading

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Evening 24 December 2015

I can remember so many Christmas Eve nights- waiting not so patiently for the morning! I know somewhat of Mary’s feelings as she prepared for her baby to be born. I know I was terrified and also so excited to … Continue reading

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Travel 23 December 2015

We do love to travel by road to various places, and there is usually some kind of antique farm machinery or show involved. Along the way, we see family and friends, and we always meet new friends. These last few … Continue reading

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Zephaniah 17 December 2015

I never knew this book was even in the Bible. It’s a tiny book, but with a big message of hope and power: The Lord, your God, is in your midst, a warrior who gives victory; he will rejoice over … Continue reading

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Wind 16 December 2015

Snow and wind always bring me into Laura Ingalls Wilder’s writing. Her descriptions in The Long Winter of following the rope to the barn or trying to get home from school as a blizzard hits and almost ending up lost … Continue reading

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Go Minnie Mo! 15 December 2015

From Psalm 147: 16-17:┬áHe gives snow like wool; he scatters hoarfrost like ashes. He hurls down his crystals of ice like crumbs; who can stand before his cold? The ice crystals were hurling down like crumbs and the snow is … Continue reading

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Star Show 14 December 2015

The Geminid star shower was absolutely awesome this morning. Asteroid 3200 Phaethon is not your run-of-the-mill comet, but scientists think it is a rock comet that spews its dusty particles when it gets close to the sun each year. We … Continue reading

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