Monthly Archives: February 2013

Return to Simba

Some of my fondest memories have to do with the many hours I  have spent driving to and from various academic and recreational activities with my kids. Of course we had our share of bickering, irritations and complications, but we … Continue reading

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Upside Down and Round and Round

“Actually, Micah, I have never had a serious wreck.” These words were spoken by me at an Applebees somewhere between home and Dallas the night we started our drive to Memphis to see Strokeman’s mom and our other children for … Continue reading

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What a Friend We Have in Jesus

I have a daughter who was born on Valentines day. So we had a family dinner with the family that was around – a small gathering this year. After our usual tradition of going around and giving each person an … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

I married into a family of snow skiers. I didn’t know that before the ceremony, but a few months later I found myself on the slopes trying desperately to learn this sport that was quite foreign to my African upbringing. … Continue reading

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Someone to Watch Over Me

In a way, my life has been a quest to find someone else to take care of me. I think that my whole desire for marriage was wrapped up in wanting someone to take care of maintaining my car and … Continue reading

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He’s Playing Solitaire

I started this week reading a blog that was lamenting the lack of true friendship a former missionary has been able to find in his local church here in the United States. I found myself becoming impatient with the writer, … Continue reading

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There are Places I Remember

When I was pregnant, I quickly learned where the toilet of every store was located. I kept a mental note about whether they were clean and well stocked, so that I could avoid having an unpleasant peeing experience. When my … Continue reading

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