March 2009 Archives

Wrestling with God

They were all my favorite scriptures today: From Numbers; the bronze serpent (upon which is based the caduceus used as a symbol of the medical profession). From Ephesians; ” For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God–not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good Continue reading


In the nearly 33 years we’ve been married, we’ve been like Jack Sprat and his wife….. …..he could eat no fat, and I could eat no lean. Well, not really, but certainly as a mostly fat person, my preoccupation with food is more pronounced than his ever was. Until today. He is “cleaning out” for his colonoscopy (oh the joys of middle age….) tomorrow, and the smell and sight of food has suddenly become an Continue reading


What a great day……Friday the 13th! I am an ostrich. I figure if I ignore something long enough, it will go away.  But, of course, taxes don’t. So I faced the music today and booted up my copy of turbotax. It’s not that I was afraid (well, not TOO much, anyway) of what we’d end up owing……it’s just that with packing, moving, coming back months later to get the seatainer, renting, then buying a house, Continue reading

Hope it stops raining by then…

Steve and Cassie, Steve and Cassie……he’s a tech nerd and she’s so classy………