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A leap of faith

December 19, 2010 Leave a comment

A leap of faith.  We’ve all heard the phrase, but what does it really mean to take a leap of faith?  What immediately comes to mind for me is the scene in “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”.  Indy reaches the “Leap from the Lion’s Head” in which he has to take a step off a cliff into a seemingly bottomless chasm.  Only after taking that first step does he discover, much to his relief, that it was an optical illusion.  There was actually a sturdy bridge there which he safely crossed.

Of course before taking his leap of faith, Harrison Ford had the benefit of reading the script.  The rest of us unfortunately don’t get that convenient little heads up.  Of course if we got to look ahead it wouldn’t really be much of a test, would it?

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Men and Women… God’s cruel joke.

November 1, 2010 Leave a comment

I was talking with a friend of mine the other day.  She was telling me about an argument she’d had with her husband.  To us his logic was unfathomable, yet he seemed to think he made all the sense in the world.  It boiled down to one immutable truth.  Boys are weird.  Their logic does not resemble our earth logic.  Although he was probably out with his buddy having the very same conversation about us.   Read more…

Oh for the love of heat

October 23, 2010 Leave a comment

As then saying goes “You never know what you’ve got until it’s gone.”  Well, that’s never been more true for me until now.  Day 8 without a functioning furnace and boy am I FREEEEEEZING!  We’ve had a string of servicemen coming through like a crazy parade, each one finding something else wrong.  My favorite part was when one guy showed up to fix the exhaust fan.  As he pulled the brand new part out of the carton he discovered that it was broken.  Yes, broken… my only response was an incredulous “Are you kidding me??”  Read more…

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