Monthly Archives: January 2011

You All Aren’t from Here, Are You?

I’ve been going through pictures this week at my grandparents’ house. It’s amazing how vividly pictures remind us of stories. Often, they represent more than the thousand words everyone says they’re worth. One story in particular stuck out in my … Continue reading

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Moose-tracks & Memories

Because LIFE is all about “forgetting what’s behind and straining toward what’s ahead” (Philippians 3:13). It was a fantastic reminder for Bryson and me before we arrived in Wisconsin-below-freezing. We knew what we’d be facing; we knew what we’d see, feel, and smell. In many ways, it’s become like a five-year viewing. Most people pay their respects in a single visit to a funeral home; we’ve been doing it annually for more than half a decade. Whether it’s the death of a phase or a life, we can still find things to appreciate and, above all, no matter how cold it is, we always enjoy the hope and certainty that spring is coming soon. You won’t catch us looking back. Continue reading

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Remembering the Best of 2010

The best reflection of a well-lived 2010 is a record of what made us better this year, how we rose to meet new goals or learned an appreciation for beauty in the every day. We all go through highs and … Continue reading

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