From the monthly archives: November 2011


November 27, 2011 by

To top off a wonderful weekend of family and friends, today I gave $100 to a fifth grader named Eli. I didn’t know his name was Eli until later, but he caught my attention at Fred Meyer when I overheard him discussing the prices of different items with his father. He seemed to have a […]

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It’s hard to believe we were in sunny Mexico just 48 hours ago. I offer just this one photo as proof (to myself, as well as others). I was freezing at work this morning and thought it was just me until I noticed my co-workers still wearing their coats and hats at 9:30. “Is it […]

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Rest in Peace

November 12, 2011 by

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you know that our beloved cat, Patches, has been to the brink of death and back a number of times in the past months. I first wrote about her here and then again here. She’s been dwindling and we were pretty sure she was going to die […]

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Come On In

November 6, 2011 by

Too far gone. That’s what I decided about the guy pushing a shopping cart down the street a few blocks from home. His eyes were watery and unfocused, his clothes filthy and his gait a painful shuffle. I told myself that my $100 couldn’t possibly make a dent in the mountain that is this man’s […]

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