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25 trusses hold up the roof on the new picnic shelter being built east of the church. Lots of dedicated hands are building it, or preparing food for the builders. I admire their work. The triangles that make up a … Continue reading
In the balcony today there were workers on scaffolding changing the light bulbs. There is no other safe way to reach those lights. While they were working, I was in the Youth Room singing, worshipping, and meditating on 2 Corinthians … Continue reading
I took this picture Monday morning while putting a few things away. I like how the light spills onto the pews from the window.
I slipped up to Saline this afternoon to visit a parishioner in a care facility. I have often admired St James United Church of Christ along US-12. Lovely building in a classic style.
The tavern dates back to the 1830s. Not sure how old the barn is. Cambridge Township, Michigan.
We walked across the Mackinac Bridge for the third straight year. It’s 4.5 miles.
Taken this morning with an iPhone. Cutler Dickerson on Water St. by the river. Looked better in black and white.
I staffed the water stop at the CROP Hunger Walk Sunday afternoon. The route took walkers from the Siena Heights Fieldhouse across town to Adrian College and back again. I hoped to walk this year, but in the end I … Continue reading
And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and the cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
After Solomon built the Temple, or rather, after his laborers built it, he stood and offered a prayer for its dedication. In his prayer, he admitted that the Temple, for all its human splendor, could not contain or limit God. … Continue reading
What does love mean? Love means digging holes in the dark for your wife on Thursday night, so that Friday morning the sun rises on a new sign for the community garden. She has worked and waited too long for … Continue reading
I love sitting in the memorial garden this time of year, on that bench under the locust tree, and listening to the sound of water in the fountain. The fountain reminds me of this scripture: ”All who are thirsty should … Continue reading
A set of pictures of construction of the Empire State Building, which opened in May 1931. It’s unbelievable to me that they are sitting there at that height as if they are having lunch on the lawn. (Images by Lewis … Continue reading
A bit of clean up and touch up still needed, but for the most part the bathroom is done. The old vanity was partially enclosed by a wall — taking that out makes the room seem much larger. We are … Continue reading
The vessel sink in our new bathroom looks great now that it is in. We like it. I think the name ‘vessel sink’ must be a marketing thing, though, because it wouldn’t sound so elegant if they called it Big … Continue reading
Earlier barns here, here, here, here and here.
Our bathroom project continues. I bought my wife a wet saw today to make cutting the tile easier. She is excited about her new saw. She is also far more adventurous in the home improvement realm than I am. But … Continue reading
Our bathroom remodeling continues, with the tub in, the wall work mostly done, and the laundry chute moved from the interior wall (now removed) over to the side wall, where it will sit happily between the toilet and vanity. The … Continue reading
Along route 127, south of Hudson, Michigan.