Category Archives: Reflections

Advent Week 3: Blowform Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem

Joseph and Mary, who was pledged to be his wife, lived in Nazareth.  The Roman census  required that each household register in their ancestral home.  For Joseph, this was Bethlehem.  The distance between the two towns is about 70 miles. … Continue reading

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One Bulb Short

The worst Christmas decorating experience, other than ending up one string of bulbs short to finish decorating the tree, is finding that half of the last string is out.  One-by-one, I tested “good” bulbs in sockets until I found the … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Implement

implement: (v) the act of carrying out a plan

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Dept. of Alternativde Facts: Innovation

innovation (n): a novel, creative idea for how to do a familiar task

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Symbolic Gesture

symbolic gesture: (adj + n) an action performed to represent a meaning beyond the action itself

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Persuade

persuade: (v) to convince someone to act in a certain manner, by advising or urging; to induce to believe

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Unite

unite: (v) to bring together in a single whole or unit; to join in mutual sympathy or a common goal

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