Archive for June, 2014


Journey of Hope

They come from all across America, young men on this Journey of Hope.  And every year when they ride those bicycles through New Mexico, spending the night in Portales, I am overwhelmed by this dedicated group. These young men from Pi Kappa Phi devote themselves to raising money and awareness for people with disabilities.  From […]

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Amazing Nephews

 We have these nephews… sons of our sisters, husbands of our nieces… incredible young men. They’re an amazing group.  Collectively, they just about represent perfection in my eyes.  Civil servants, active in their churches, wonderful daddies, charming uncles.  They work hard, they play hard.  They show up early to hide eggs in flower beds.  They […]

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Friendship

  There was the time we went on a double date in high school, and we both showed up in cute over-alls with a matching striped shirt… unplanned!  I don’t think we even knew we both had that shirt.  And the time I bought some fabric to sew a dress, and was so excited to […]

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Memories of South America

Oh what fun… to run across a handwritten vacation journal.  It’s from 1998, our first time in South America.  Gary was playing racquetball for Guam in the world championships. I’ll share a few of my favorite paragraphs.  And while I’m at it, I’ll encourage you to write down special scenes from your travels.  Dates, times, […]

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