Monthly Archives: December 2008

A Different View of the World

We can’t believe everything we think. We can’t believe everything we feel. —Cheerful Monk We played with a Pet’s Eye View camera, illustrated in the picture on the left, when Kaitlin and Torben came for Christmas with their dogs, Sammy … Continue reading

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Hugs Help a Lot

A friend sent me this picture…I don’t know who took it. It’s of a dog and a cat in the midst of a storm. The lightning was flashing, the thunder was booming and the lights went out. Someone snapped their … Continue reading

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Sometimes All You Can Do Is Laugh

cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license. Girl sitting on Santa’s lap: “Do the ones on the naughty list really get a lump of coal in their stocking?” Santa: “Oh no…they get a bailout…” Those were the lines in a recent editorial cartoon … Continue reading

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What Hitchhiking Taught Me About Generosity

In Building a Solid Foundation (over at Cheerful Monk) I mentioned that one of my favorite teachers in high school had hitchhiked around Europe. That sounded like a great experience to me, but I couldn’t imagine doing anything that adventuresome … Continue reading

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