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The Joy of Lexicography

By Awnali Mills Sometimes when I am doing program prep work at my desk (i.e. cutting stuff out for people to glue onto other things), I listen to TED talks.  These are almost always interesting, and frequently introduce me to … Continue reading

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Computer Down! Godzilla Rampages!

This weekend, my home computer died. Yep.  I was trying to pay the bills and couldn’t get into my Quicken program.  After a solid hour of frustration, I turned it over to my husband.  He rebooted the system, and it … Continue reading

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My Sister-In-Law

Last night we learned that my sister-in-law, Virginia, has terminal cancer.  They’ve put her on hospice care and given her 3 to 6 weeks to live. As I’ve been struggling to come to grips with this, it’s struck me how … Continue reading

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Cleaning This Mess

  I come from a long line of clean women.  VERY clean women.  One of my so-many-great grandmothers worked as a cleaning lady.  She routinely washed the walls of the houses she cleaned.  Yep.  Scrubbed them top to bottom with … Continue reading

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Date Night 8

Date night this week was a bit wonky.  Tuesday came, and Hubby was sick.  He asked if we could postpone for Thursday, which, of course, I agreed to.  Then, when he came home from work Wednesday, he asked what was … Continue reading

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Date Night 7

This date night was pretty low-key.  Hubby had a super early morning, getting up and heading to the hospital so he could pray with a church member who was then heading into knee replacement surgery.  He went to the hospital, … Continue reading

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Baby Quilts for Charity

So, in my spare time (ha!) I’ve been a busy beaver.  One of my friends had the brilliant idea to put together a craft booth to raise money for training midwives in third world countries.  (I just looked and CAN … Continue reading

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