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Mini Family Reunion – End of Day 3

Sep 20, 2008 | | 3 comments

Quick Highlights from the day Especially because it has been a long day and we’ve seen, told and heard an awful lot today.  Todays new Characters are: Everett Stidger – My first cousin, once removed – Son of Eldon Stidger who was my mother’s mother’s brother Sue Stidger -Everett’s wife Kari Stidger -My second cousin […more]

Mini Family Reunion – End of Day 2

Sep 19, 2008 | | 1 comment

Highlights from our day Here we are… the foursome who dropped in on an unsuspecting Alabama. (Jim, Mlou, Harry, Judy)   In keeping with yesterday’s  post, these are the new players from today: Jan – My aunt – Married my mom’s brother Jack Debbie – Jan’s daughter and my cousin Linda – Jan’s daughter and […more]

Mini Family Reunion

Sep 19, 2008 | | Say something

This morinig, I am in Arab, Alabama celebrating an impromptu mini family reunion.  Before I left, I set my Facebook status to “on my way to a mini family reunion.”  My friend, Robert posted this comment, “I thought only dwarves could have mini family reunions.” I miss working with Robert.  What a sense of humor…  […more]

The Day of the Office Chair

Sep 11, 2008 | | Say something

It was just another day in my geeky programmer life.  I got up and rode my bicycle to work.  At that time, my work location was such that I could ride the 4 miles to work without riding on any streets.  When I arrived, my boss asked me if I wanted a nice office chair […more]

Political Angst

Sep 7, 2008 | | 4 comments

I am truly dismayed by the whole political process.  So many people I love are doggedly on one side of the political spectrum or the other.  I am not.  I want to hear the real issues and solutions, but they are buried so deeply that I cannot hear them or trust them and it cuts […more]

The Solution

Sep 5, 2008 | | 2 comments

Yes!  After much wrestling with the puzzle of life, I have now figured it all out.  In case you were wondering, you will observe from the accompanying Rubic’s Cube , the puzzle is now solved.  I have the whole Jimazing answer.  There is nothing else to say. Now I will have to think of something […more]

John Brown

Sep 3, 2008 | | 1 comment

I just finished reading Patriotic Treason, John Brown and the Soul of America .  Before reading it, all I knew about John Brown was that he was this guy who was an abolitionist around the beginning of the Civil War and that he was hanged for some violent acts that he commtted while working towards […more]

Bent Objects

Aug 20, 2008 | | 1 comment

There are a few blogs that I follow that are just plain fun.  This is one of them.  It is called, Bent Objects because the author takes common household objects and personifies them with a little wire and a lot of imagination.  Hope it makes you smile too.  Here are a few of my favorites: […more]


Aug 18, 2008 | | 1 comment

What’s more Jimazing than seeing your grandbaby’s picture?  It’s feeling your a grandbaby kicking.  Danae is 23 weeks now.  Read the photos with her blog entry here. We had a wonderful visit with all of our family in Charleston.  As we were leaving Danae’s house on Saturday night, I was hugging her and I felt […more]

Sorting Life

Aug 3, 2008 | | 4 comments

On Peace The men’s group where I am a member was discussing Romans chapter 8 this morning.  We were talking about what it means to have God’s peace.  Several in our group are going through tough times; some family issues and others business problems.  They were asking why they aren’t experiencing God’s peace.  It is […more]