He still cares

The last four or five months have been the hardest in our lives for many of us. One completely unsolvable crisis followed another. And the world reacted like never before, to both crises. It’s so easy to get anxious. And there are some very good reasons to be anxious that I won’t go into because […]

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After the virus

I started a list: “After Virus.” I’m writing down things I want to do after things return to a new normal. So I’m trying to be optimistic. As I see so many people in really tough situations, like several friends who have lost their jobs, I get sad – and frustrated. This has been unlike […]

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Kitty under the blanket

One recent afternoon, I heard our little kitty meowing. I spent a good five minutes looking for him. Finally, I discovered he was under a blanket in a bedroom. He’s strong enough to get out from under that lightweight blanket, but he just couldn’t find his way. So I gladly and quickly lifted the corner […]

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who else is there?

What makes you stay? When you are part of a group and public opinion shifts, what makes you stay? How much attention do you pay to the way people are talking? If lots of people are talking positively about your group, does that make you feel more attached? If lots of people start to raise […]

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apple modem with malfunction light

Broken, all the time

Our Apple modem went orange. Again. (Its little light is green when everything’s working right.) That happens every month or two. Something inside its little brain is not happy, and it tells us so. If I unplug it from the wall and then plug it back in, it’s happy again. But the fact that it […]

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