Monthly Archives: February 2009

Arnhem

I just got back from two days in Arnhem (a city in the eastern part of the Netherlands).  There were four of us together:  two current pastors of Zolder50, one former pastor of Zolder50, and one potential future-pastor of Zolder50. … Continue reading

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Signs of Home

I was observing the "umbrella holder" in our front entryway recently, and I was warmed to notice the ways that our family has adapted its use of this piece of furniture to accommodate:  three umbrellas, two plastic hockey sticks, two … Continue reading

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Choose Water!

This is a cool initiative developed by a couple of friends of mine: Facts: 1.1 billion people on this planet do not have access to safe, clean drinking water, that’s 1 in 6 of us. Dirty water and lack of … Continue reading

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Pretty Pictures

I’m not sure why… but I haven’t felt much of a drive or desire to write lately.  So I’ll post some "pretty pictures" from the last week instead.  Actually, all of these photographs were taken this past Saturday (Valentine’s Day).  … Continue reading

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Not-So-Secret Admirer

Elliot is quite popular among his classmates.  Especially his female classmates.  At this point — with his classmates being ages 6 and 7 — it seems pretty sweet and innocent and fun.  But this note passed to Elliot during school … Continue reading

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Fifth Bicycle

I got a new bicycle this week.  My fifth one since moving to Amsterdam. My first one, Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz, lasted for about four months (February 2003 – June 2003) before it got stolen.  My second one, Niet Makkelijk, lasted about a … Continue reading

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