Annalyn visiting with her Oma and Bompa – part two

| September 30, 2018

As "warned," here’s a follow up post to archive the special time Brenda and I had with Annalyn this past week. We have been looking forward to having our little 1-1/2 year old granddaughter stay at our house without mom and dad for a while now and had a wonderful time. She may have not […]

RHM Camp Day #2 Wednesday 6-15-11

| June 15, 2011

Adding another update from Chris for my family regarding RHM in Constanta Romania. === Dear all friends and family and supporters,   Misu welcomes ALL!  Wednesday started with another incredible worship and Jessica and Lucianna song time.  Almost all the parents returned and all the kids were back along with helpers, siblings and cousins.  We […]

2011 Camp – Day #1: RHM

| June 14, 2011

Reposting the Romanian Handicapped Ministry information for a few in our family … Day #1 of camp was fabulous as usual with lots of excitement, flowers, and gifts for us, kisses, and lots of hugs! Anna was so excited for ‘camp’ to start that she woke up @ 6 am and would not leave her […]

2011 Camp in Constanta :Romanian Handicapped Ministry

| June 14, 2011

Reposting for family following the RHM trip to Constanta, Romania. 2011 Camp in Constanta Monday June 13th-Set Up Day Arrived safe and sound! We slept in a bit today and began set up at camp about 11 AM. We have an amazing camp room this year! It’s more like a huge BALL Room with 2-story […]

UDF Mug … going, going _____

| January 21, 2008

As Alan Greenspan would say … “irrational exuberance!“ 🙂 Ebay link. EDIT 1/21 9:30 PM: The mug has been sold ($1025.00) thanks to some outrageously generous bidders (congratulations ‘dorky54‘). They must have realized that this is a highly prized collectible … or at least appreciate the work of RHM. Thanks to all who placed a […]

Enjoying my last days with “The Mug”

| January 20, 2008

Time is running out if you want to rescue “the Mug” since there are only a couple days left to place your bid on EBay. (donations to benefit RHM) Who will “win” the rights to my pouting sister-in-law’s favorite UDF coffee mug? — This well seasoned UDF Mug has kept my coffee warm for couple […]

“The Mug” is being auctioned off on EBay

| January 14, 2008

“The Mug” — EBay find of the day! (consider bidding for charity) Since only a couple of my family members regularly make it to my blog, I’ll clue the rest of you in on a ‘feud’ that has been going on for long enough. My ‘dear’ sister-in-law (let’s call her “Chris”), left her favorite United […]

Romanian Handicapped Ministries & Giving Dolls

| June 13, 2006

It felt good today to put two people together that have complementing ministries. Jerry Skinner, the founder and tireless advocate for Romanian Handicapped Ministries (RHM), and Jan Householder and her ‘talented team of ladies’ who make dolls for the Giving Doll project. (see Cleveland Sun News article) Each summer, as well as other times during […]

Independence Day 2005

| July 1, 2005

I’ll get a jump on the weekend with a couple of Independence Day suggestions: If you’ve never owned a US flag make this year the year to show your pride and appreciation for our country. It is a good way to reflect and remember those that founded, fought and continue to protect this great nation […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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