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Put down your Pen

Do you remember the day you held your first diary or journal in hand?  It was like a rite of passage into womanhood.  It wasn’t just about penning petty crushes or your life bucket list.  Sure, those moments of time … Continue reading

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old year, new year

Old year, going, take with you, All our failures, sorrows, too; Memories of bitter years, old regrets and futile tears – Fret and envy, greed and spite. Take them with you, pray tonight. Pride too lofty, dreams too crude, Hate, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grandma!

       :: HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY TO MY GRANDMA :: Today is my Grandma’s 80th birthday! Marian Dahl is my Mom’s Mom, and was born in 1931.  She is one of the most fascinating, wise, courageous and generous women I have … Continue reading

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Falafels

Meatless Mondays have been fun to do this fall. Last week was Falafels. Being Dutch, Falafels are a traditional dish that people from the Netherlands will eat, based on the “Dutch Indies” influence from Indonesian cuisine…so, I grew up familiar … Continue reading

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Your College Years

My young, hip 18-year old friend is about to head off to college for her freshman year next month 🙂  I’m really excited for her…it’s such a fun time in life!  Much better than high-school in my opinion. And, it’s … Continue reading

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Fairmont Safari at Masai Mara

Hopefully, these pictures will speak for themselves…

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Got Wisdom?

But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, – 1 Corinthians 1:30 “Reader, are you wanting the “wisdom that is profitable to direct” you at this moment? Acquaint now yourself with Jesus, … Continue reading

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:: yogurt ::

Yesterday, i made my first attempt at homemade plain yogurt and was pleasantly surprised to find that it actually worked AND it tasted really yummy. basically, homemade yogurt involves three ingredients. 2% milk, powdered milk, and regular plain yogurt. In … Continue reading

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23

23.  My current Age. The date that I was born.  November 23. The number of one of my favorite psalms. The amount of work e-mails I probably respond to each day, plus some… Today’s date.  July 23. The total number … Continue reading

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Asante Sana

Thank you very much = Asante sana. Philippians 3: 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, 5 because of your partnership … Continue reading

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