MMM January 2010: Final Celebration

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Mega Memory Month January 2010 Final CelebrationMega Memory Month comes to a close.The last day of the month, January 31st, falls on a Sunday. I love that. Those of us who have memorized Scripture can post our passages and share them on a day of rest and worship.Let's share our projects, our … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Rose Recipes

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome—your link does not have to be a recipe. If it's about shopping for food, food allergies, your favorite childhood food, or the last book you read while eating food, that's close enough. Link up! … [Read more...]

The Lecture: Healthy or Harsh?

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Three of my kids take piano lessons from the same teacher, so they take turns going first. They determined the order themselves several months ago. I thought it was all settled. It shouldn’t be difficult to maintain who goes first, second and third, right?At the start of a recent lesson, they … [Read more...]

MMM Jan 2010 Final Progress Report (#4)

Final Progress Report (#4)This coming Sunday marks the end of Mega Memory Month January 2010.Now don't panic. Don't scramble to cram in whatever is left.This week, I urge you to simply stay focused and work steadily each day to add what you can and review what you've already managed to memorize. … [Read more...]

Slow Fragments

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Sifting through old e-mails as a kind of virtual decluttering discipline, I came across several "slow" references, articles and resources I'd pasted into an e-mail sent to myself as an impromptu and inefficient filing system.One article was called "Slow Living: It's About Time," published in 2002 by … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Tea Distraction

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome; that is, the Food on Fridays parameters are not at all narrow. Think of it as a virtual pitch-in where you can sample what everyone brings and have a great time.When your Food on Fridays … [Read more...]

Kinship in the Quiet: Laura Boggess

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For the most part, writing is a quiet, solitary effort. I don't mind, though; in fact, the percentage of my personality that ranks high on the introvert scale actually enjoys it. I'm one of those people who seems like an extrovert and truly enjoys interacting with people, yet regains energy through … [Read more...]

MMM Jan 2010 Progress Report #3

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Progress Report #3Mega Memory Month January 2010 is over halfway through. Are you halfway through your project?Leave a note on your progress at the Facebook Event page I set up for Mega Memory Month (write your comments on the wall!) HERE. You can also summarize your progress in the comments of this … [Read more...]

Food on Fridays: Breakfast-for-Dinner for Breakfast Again

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(smaller button below)Here at the Food on Fridays carnival, any post remotely related to food is welcome; that is, the Food on Fridays parameters are not at all narrow. Think of it as a virtual pitch-in where you can sample what everyone brings and have a great time.When your Food on Fridays … [Read more...]

Don't Blink

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*Blink*One morning I spied my son sitting on one of the kitchen chairs, his toes easily touching the floor. I stopped and stared. Something about his posture and those long, lean legs … for a moment, backlit by the morning sun, my eight-year-old boy looked like a teenager.Now, I was a little groggy, … [Read more...]

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