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I inconvenienced a deer

November 16, 2020

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Wednesday morning, right outside of Seward, by the parade of flags, I noticed a deer on the other side of the road headed away from me. I let up on the gas and then noticed the other deer on the shoulder moving toward me. I did two things next, and I think one of them […]

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Rock in a Box

November 7, 2020

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Rock in a Box

We still occasionally find odd little treasures in the boxes of Marxhausen donation. A box that mostly had old pipe organ pipes might also contain a little metal sculpture. A box of mosaic tiles could also have a little bit of poetry. A matchbox turned up last week. I noticed that it had a little […]

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Lauren made me fish tacos

November 4, 2020

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Well, the way it actually went down was that sometime during the early afternoon hours, Lauren remembered that there was really only enough left over Squartyblin (not, and here I am just assuming, it’s real name) for one person. Lauren had made the Squartyblin a couple of nights before. She said it was a new […]

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Clean at last

September 12, 2019

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Well, for years now, Lauren has been coming home and saying that, “Our house smells like an old house.” Personally, I don’t smell it, but I have a pretty poor sense of smell. A poor sense of smell comes in handy when you teach middle school, but isn’t much use in diagnosing OHS. Now, there […]

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Dance from the Past

May 14, 2019

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Beth and Tim came over yesterday. Beth dropped off a present for Lauren earlier in the day and stopped by to see it in action. But that’s a story for another time. While the girls were trying it out, it was making a sound like this: tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick tick […]

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Went flying yesterday

March 17, 2019

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Curt Niermann took Samith and I flying yesterday while Lauren went to some dinner celebrating the school accreditation visit. I think I got the better end of the deal. About two years ago, at Lincoln Lutheran’s dinner & auction, Curt bid on and won a flying package. I was expecting to just take off, fly […]

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