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NZ lockdown day 2

Not such good weather today so we were mostly inside. It wasn’t raining but was a bit cool and overcast. However, this provided incentive to begin establishing some routine around getting a bit of remote work done and encouraging the kids to do some school work. We all spent the middle of the day doing […]

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Everyday Life

What if all I want is a mediocre life?

I posted a link to this blog post by Krista O’Reilly Davi-Digui some time ago on Facebook but want to link to it here because I think it expresses well how I often feel myself about the idea of ‘getting ahead’ or ‘success’. Read the whole post, it’s worth it. What if All I Want is […]

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Journal

24 to 30 July 2017

Something I’m wanting to do is to keep an online journal as part of the function of this website. Obviously it is public so some things would not be appropriate to publish here, but considering how much of what is posted to social media networks can easily become public this is probably not too different. […]

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Blogging

A personal blog

Blogging is dead, why blog? From my perspective, the short answer is, ‘because I want to’. As a longer answer I will give some backstory and explain why I am starting a personal blog. Over the years since the end of 2009, I’ve had a number of blogs on various platforms (WordPress.com, WordPress.org, Squarespace and […]

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Blogging

Digging for bedrock

Learning to dig for the bedrock of Christ and writing from that foundation about the messy details of life.

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General

Who am I

It is 5 minute Friday in which I write feverishly for five short minutes, find a picture to fit my story and then post without reworking and rewording the entire thing before being brave enough to publish! This week the topic is identity, Go: There was a time when I identified myself as a rock climber, not […]

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Everyday Life

Missing them

Alone at work in the middle of the night.

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Everyday Life

Some days my job messes with my head

Some days my job messes with my head! Overall, the day was not bad, but some calls shake you a bit. Yet I’d rather stay human enough to find some calls a bit hard than become uncaring.