God gives hope

In the evening, I went to visit our Congolese friends from church, Lucy and her family. Lucy is a 35-year old single mom. She gave birth to her 7th kid...

Trying out the shoes of another

We are developing a new product at work and have the pleasure of choosing the technologies we want to work with. Having worked with only legacy code before, these choices...

Are you grateful for Judas Iscariot?

Ah. I love my bible study group. I love meeting with them. They are such great people who are always ready to hear me out, to listen to my doubts,...

The power of support

I am tired today. I did not want to run. I already did pilates today, so I had an even better excuse to not run. But I know I have...

Oh, how we are humbled…

Last week I missed swimming with the girls because I spent the evening with a friend who was grieving the loss of his mother. Taking the swimming as a lone...

Golden Turtle

We were suppose to get together with Al & Debbie & family and Jamie & Natasha & family. We got home late yesterday, so didn’t really get to prepare anything…we...

Cards Against Humanity

It’s Michael’s birthday today…and we had him celebrate by using his amazon prime membership to do a next day order on the game (yesterday). Of course, it arrived today. It...

The road that lies ahead

I am using a modified version of Couch to 5KĀ and am on Week 3. It requires a massive pace change, and has equal running and walking time. The last 3...