Author Archives: Tim

Serve the Lord with Gladness

Psalm 100, in addition to its call to worship, tells us how we should serve in the local congregation. Many people serve out of a compulsion, or a sense of duty, a feeling that I ought to serve because it’s … Continue reading

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Breathing new life into the old blog

Hi folks – getting out the defibrillator and waking up this blog. Please be patient as we get things going again.

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A mobile post

Hi there. Testing out posting from my phone.

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Of course – The Space Needle

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Hello Portland!

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Out for a walk with my sweetie

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Happy Birthday Professor Tolkien!

Today is J.R.R. Tolkien’s birthday- I read The Hobbit for the first time in college, and I thought it was a good book, even though I was more of a sci-fi fan at the time. After finishing it, I read … Continue reading

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Back to Work

It was back to work today – a gloomy, gray day that started with rain and ended with stiff winds and freezing temperatures. This is the only time I saw the sun today – it found its way through a … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Peel Candy

One of the holiday treats at the Ake household is the making of grapefruit peel candy. Carol’s grandmother, Leslie Q. Freeman, made this candy and would have it in a sleigh dish at her house when we visited during the … Continue reading

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A Picture A Day …

I am undertaking a goal for 2014 – I want to learn to see. One of my favorite quotes from Sherlock Holmes is this – “You see, but you do not observe!” We all go through life seeing things, but … Continue reading

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