Life in the Slow Lane

Contemplating life, faith, words, and memories

Winter Visit

February 6, 2019

We went to bed Monday night with the weather report buzzing in our ears. Because we’re retired, the buzzing didn’t keep us awake. We had no place to go Tuesday morning so the status of schools and the thickness of ice on the roads didn’t apply. I didn’t expect any evidence of a winter visit […]

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Christian Life | Faith | Music | Sunday

Musical Sunday

February 4, 2019

First things first on Sundays. Once awake and with my feet under me, I prepare breakfast. It’s simple and quick. I have other tasks to do before leaving for church.   This Sunday is special as it’s musical from beginning to end.   At church, we expect the sounds of our Children’s Choir. Hearing these […]

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Lifestyle | Words | Writing

Word for 2019

January 31, 2019

Lots of folks make resolutions each new year. Others set specific goals. I’ve never been successful with either. As I attempt to live in the slow lane, I’m putting aside such organized planning for my life.  Instead, I’ve chosen the word “contemplate” to guide me through my next year.   Slowing down has shown me areas in […]

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Changes | Newsletter | Notices


January 28, 2019

Since my mid-November post, I’ve spent a lot of time watching the changing seasons. Most winter days in the Pacific NW are gray, foggy, and rainy. Not uplifting. I spied a joyful surprise on one of these gray days as I returned from our mailbox. Abundant blossoms are peeking from beneath the leaves on our […]

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