Monthly Archives: December 2010

Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 6

Gave blood this morning. This was scheduled last week, thus it is different than my other posts for this challenge, as it was planned. Driving over to the blood drive, the thought struck me that there three different types of … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 5

Got the leaf blower and rake out and raked the leaves off the neighbor’s yard. They’ve got young children and hopefully removing some of those rotting leaves helped. (The parents’ work – that is. The children are not rotting)

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 4

Sent my mother and father a thank you card for the Christmas gifts they gave us. The best intentions in the world don’t actually put the letter in the mailbox. 

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 3

I gathered up three bags of clothes and winter gear and then my son and I took them down to the Tigard Good Neighbor Center, an emergency shelter for families here in Tigard. Seems like a better place to donate … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 2

* After sledding all afternoon, I cooked supper so wifey didn’t have to. (Ok, so it was only pizza and a salad, but I did serve her a piece of pizza and a beer) I haven’t been cooking much the … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 1

(a modest start) *Did all the laundry including sorting the socks. Looking around, there are things that need to be done. In this case, our sock basket had been neglected for several months. If I didn’t do it, my wife … Continue reading

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The Resolve to Give Challenge

Christmas 2010 came and went like every other Christmas. The malls opened their doors wide; the churches rang with praises, the decorations went up; the kids opened presents; good times were shared round a big dinner. And then it was … Continue reading

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