Christmas Cards – my annual tradition!

By Monday, November 29, 2010 2 0

If you've received a Christmas letter from me any time since 2004, you know how important they are to me. Along with my photo card, last year I expressed my excitement for being able to write an update on a monthly basis when we had reached prefield status and were writing monthly prayer letters. Well, now ...

Advent Begins

By Sunday, November 28, 2010 0 0

It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow to it, and many peoples shall come, and say: “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to ...

Pintxo: “peen-tcho”

By Saturday, November 27, 2010 1 0

We took some good friends of ours across the bridge to a Spanish tapas restaurant called Pintxo tonight. We enjoyed olives, potato leek soup, Galician white bean soup, bacon wrapped dates with goat cheese, spicy lamb meatballs, a Spanish tortilla, sauteed mushrooms, blood sausage with bread, grilled lime shrimp, pork sliders, vegetable sliders, and chocolate ...

Just Ducky

By Friday, November 26, 2010 5 0

It's no secret I'm a Duck fan or that this is a great season for the little team in Eugene. But this post is not about those Ducks. Although I sure am hoping to have a post about them sometime around January 10! (I debated even typing those words, but decided there's no shame in hoping ...