Monthly Archives: November 2011

Spiritual Safety First–Evangelism Itchy Ankle Style

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Dinner to remember

Next time you pour yourself a glass of champagne, add a blackberry or two. There are endless hours of fun to be had watching the bubbles force the fruit to tumble in the glass. I am sure this is illustrative … Continue reading

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Living Social–Shopping Local

This post was originally posted on my work blog. http://blogs.rhsmith.umd.edu/execed/Happy Thanksgiving to all.   Why wait for either Black Friday or Small Business Saturday when you can shop local start ups as your turkey cooks? There are lots more ways … Continue reading

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Sweet things

Daughter at weekend: “Why don’t we bake anymore?” Me: “You can bake any time you like…” Daughter: “When have I ever baked without you??” Me: “But that was when you were small. You could bake perfectly well by yourself now” … Continue reading

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Calvert Cliffs

To Calvert Cliffs with the Balkan Princesses. This strange and spooky beach with its petrified trees, horseshoe crabs, primitive etchings (modern, but primitive–lyrics scrawled in limestone by lovelorn locals) has a wonderful backdrop–the bleak, open beauty of the Bay.

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In the back of a Belfast taxi

In the back of a Belfast taxi.

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In the back of a Belfast taxi

1. ‘City Hospital, the Cancer Center please” “Are you going for yourself or to see someone?” “Just visiting” “I’m only asking cos I’m being treated at the center in Dundonald.  I have this weird blood disease that means my blood … Continue reading

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