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Monthly Archives: August 2008

A Year Ago

I thought that somehow I would come up with 'perfect' words to reflect on today.  I am falling short.  Each moment I keep thinking back to 'a year ago' honestly, I have done it all week.  In someways, it seems so long ago and other times I feel like it was just yesterday.  For today,put […]

Eric Liddell – The flying Scotman

So why am I posting a biography…continue reading and you decide…. born Jan. 16, 1902, Tientsin, China—died Feb. 21, 1945, Weihsien, China) British runner who won a gold medal in the 400-metre run and a bronze in the 200 metres at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. The son of Scottish missionaries, Liddell was born […]


I'd like to tell you about a project I saw on Members Project. It's called "Project Brain Child," and with your support it could get funding from American Express. To nominate this project for potential funding, please go to Project Brain Child Members Project is an exciting initiative that brings people together to make a […]

A Tommy Story

"Many a day Tommy and I would sit around and watch baseball games on TV. I remember when our team was losing or needed a rally we would do a special knock on the table for good luck in hopes that our team would make an outstadning play or come back to win…many times this […]

I’ve been neglectful

I feel badly that I haven't posted in so long.  I had lunch with Lucy, Katie, Jennifer and Luca on Wednesday at House of China (one of my favorites).  We had an extra chair at the table and I would like to believe that Tommy joined us.