Category Archives: Obstacles

Meeting our needs

Today, September 16th, I received the New Hampshire tourism book that I ordered.  On May 20th, Diane and I headed to Hew Hampshire for about 10 days of vacation there.  I ordered a NH tourism book about May 1, assuming … Continue reading

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Worth the wait

In March I bought a little bag of Dahlia bulbs at Aldi’s.  I planted them in April and gave some away and kept one.  All summer I have watched it grow to about 2 feet tall, all the while waiting … Continue reading

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Active Dry Yeast

This week some of us mixed up and baked a couple of batches of pepperoni rolls.  We are selling them in a couple of weeks to raise money for a mission we support in Haiti.  In the two batches we … Continue reading

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There has to be a reason

While in New Hampshire in May Diane bought a new, larger, decorative “sock” for the niger seed, or thistle seed.  The sock is a long mesh sack that holds these very small seeds that the goldfinches like.  For some reason, … Continue reading

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The UMC and Chock full o’ Nuts

They just liked the name, even though it was no longer representative of their product.  Continue reading

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Upside down

Diane and I flew back from Houston on Friday from serving with Samaritan’s Purse for a week.  Sometimes it was hard to tell sea from sky.  I could see how pilots could get confused.  I think I remember hearing that … Continue reading

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Comparing yourself to others

We were on a mission trip to New Bern, NC last week with Samaritan’s Purse.  Samaritan’s Purse is there helping people recover from historic flooding last fall.  The insulation in the crawlspace had to be replaced.  Fortunately it had already … Continue reading

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