Category Archives: Blog

Disconnecting Because We Can

This last week when we left on vacation we called to cancel the Register Guard Newspaper for the week. Kathy got on the phone, looked at me and said: "They just raised the price again you want to cancel it for good?" We have taken the paper for as long as I can remember. I…
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Who is Producing My Life Story Anyway?

I’m Glad My Day Is Not Left Up To Me Setting The Stage: I had this moment today when dullness crept into my “feelers” and the “blues” began whispering in my ear. The day had its hiccups, coupled with after vacation catch-up, and you’ve got the makings for a disaster. I had an important lunch…
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Alaska; You Did Something Dangerous To Me.

Dear Alaska: You really did it this time. Oh, in the past you have tried to sneak your way into my soul but excuses and responsibilities were stronger than you were but this time you played your hand and I’m afraid you got me. July 2010 This is my third visit to the Redoubt Mountain…
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Unplug: What Alaska is all about!

As I sit in this little cabin one hundred miles from a paved road or street light my mind wanders to depths it rarely takes time to explore. In my normal life schedules and deadlines battle for my time crushing far away thoughts before they reach the surface. But here in Alaska the wilderness calls…
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Why Do We Have to Hide our Faith?

There is something I don’t understand about our newfound culture diversity we live in and that is the idea that if someone has faith in something other than themselves, we can’t express that faith. FAITH COSTS: Well, truth is we can express it but be warned those who don’t see it the same way will…
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Here’s Why It’s Not Working

We wonder why people turn away from church and religion. Well, some wonder why I totally get it and I don’t speak out of arrogance just experience. So I’m reading through a book this morning that many in Christianity claim to base their faith on and this guy named Peter, he used to hang out…
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It Just Never Goes Away.

Kathy and I went to Eugene Eyewear to pick out new frames for our glasses on Saturday and had the most touching experience. The staff was very helpful and we ordered what we needed but this is not a story about service but instead moments in time that touch lives. One of the women helping…
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Bad Bread and Bad Meat Can’t Spoil a Night

One thing Kathy and I have learned after 32 years of marriage is that nothing is perfect and the best of plans get blown it’s all what you do with it. We step out of the car, grab our stuff and head for our picnic on the McKenzie River last night when this sick feeling…
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The Remote Is My Weapon of Choice

What Do You Think? I heard Jon Michaels, a DJ on KKNU yesterday say the funniest thing. Someone called up and asked why he wasn’t talking about the big “Break-Up” between Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton and Jon said: “It’s none of my business.” Amen Jon I have to agree with you. We say we…
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Here’s What God Hates

There is plenty of talk in the media these days about the rights and wrongs of our culture. Opinions are rampant over what God hates and why. But rather than depending on opinions from the right or the left why not dig our fingers through the old testament and find out for ourselves. There are…
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