Tag Archives: christmas

Now with kittens

December 28, 2014

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We spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday with my folks in Missouri. It was a successful visit. At the height there were 2 parents, 3 siblings, nieces and nephews (1 each), 1 grand nephew (is that a thing?),  3 spouses, 1 girl friend, 3 kittens, 1 cat, 1 dog and 1 puppy. There was no appearance […]

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The Christmas Chicken

December 26, 2012

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Um... so tame?

We went to my folks’ house for Christmas this year. We had just arrived, hugged everyone, put our luggage away and walked into the living room: Lloyd’s mom: “Close the door so that chicken doesn’t come in the house!” Lloyd’s dad: “That chicken won’t come in the house. I’m amazed it’s up on the deck.” […]

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Today’s Chapel

December 16, 2010

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I have chapel today at school. We’re going to sing Christmas carols with bible verses and me talking in between. Except that I have a cold, and I don’t have any confidence that I’ll be able to talk at all. So in tomorrow’s chapel the part of Lloyd Sommerer may very well be played by […]

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New favorite iPhone App

December 12, 2010

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New favorite iPhone App

I like the whole Oh Come Oh Come Immanuel done with just a few hand bells and otherwise acappella. And I was going to try that on next Friday for chapel, but we don’t have any hand bells at school. Rather than try to borrow some, I thought that I would see that was available […]

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Advent Chapel, check.

December 15, 2009

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Advent Chapel, check.

Thanks to everyone who helped me decide which songs to use for chapel. I lead chapel yesterday at school. I’ve become pretty predictable in the format of these chapels: Lloyd says something about a Christmas Carol, We sing a Christmas Carol, then someone reads a few bible verses on which the Carol was based. Repeat […]

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God bless us, ev’ry one.

December 27, 2008

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Brad gave us gifts!  Gold, and frankincense and myrrh.  No, wait.  A ‘gift of rage’ for Lloyd – a poster that shows how the government spends our taxes, and for me, a delightful little guy called ‘Benny’ who plays music when you wind him up!  Benny has a place of honor by the ukuleles now.  […]

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