Monthly Archives: February 2013

Two Wonderful Moments

A wonderful moment…actually two wonderful moments. As many if not most of you know…spelling gratitude in larger font than presumption is an important theme—no, stronger—an important manner of life.  Perhaps you remember how just before my ordination in 1966 I … Continue reading

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No Stranger to Trouble

Found it.  Black & Decker Stud Sensor.  Without it, fools rush in, when putting up a very heavy picture that has its place in the dining room.  Got new batteries and then followed the directions: put against the wall, press … Continue reading

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A Reconsideration of the Death Penalty

My blog today comes from Vicki Werneke.  She writes with power and poignancy about the errors of the death penalty.  No matter your position on this topic, I urge you to read Vicki’s thought, much of which comes from experience … Continue reading

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In Memory of Gracie

She had bad ears.  That was the reason she came our way.  Gracie’s breeder, living in Auburn, Washington, had sold Gracie [she had another moniker that didn’t last with us…she was Gracie before we even knew her] to a show-person.  … Continue reading

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Managing the Complaints

This combines the universal and personal.  Put to a question:  What do you do, how do you react, when someone criticizes you, tells you something you don’t want to hear, in so many words, tells you…”You are wrong!”…even if using … Continue reading

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