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Beavers

I have yet to see a beaver in Durand Eastman Park, but their activity is evident all around the lakes. Ondu 135 Pinhole with amber filterIlford HP5+Epson Perfection V500

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The path along Durand Lake

Durand Lake at Durand Eastman Park Ondu 135 Pinhole with amber filterIlford HP5+Epson Perfection V500

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Overlapping view of Durand Lake

I inadvertently overlapped this pair of images. It worked out surprisingly well. I prefer the composite to either of the separate images. Durand Lake at Durand Eastman Park Ondu 135 Pinhole with amber filterIlford HP5+Epson Perfection V500

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Reflections for Easter Sunday

As others have noted, we celebrate Easter this year much more as did Jesus’ original followers — in the midst of our fear, pain and doubt. Things didn’t feel very joyous that first Easter morning, nor do they now.

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Rejoice with me!

Rejoice with me. I just did twenty-four hours between 5mg oxycodone doses. That is the lowest level of meds I have been on in a year and a half. My body is not happy with me, but it did it. The back and foot are doing well; at this point it’s the oxycodone that’s keeping me […]

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Remembering Dad, 5 December 2013

These are my words from the memorial service for my father, Lansing E. Tryon, on December 5, 2013. They were among the most difficult words I have ever had to speak or write. But they are good for me to remember, because even here is to be found the gospel if only we have the ears to hear.

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Wyrde and Wicked by Charlotte English

House of Werth, Book 2 I read it in one sitting, which is to say that Charlotte has once again kept me up far too late, or early, as the case may be. It is wickedly wyrde. Highly recommended. But don’t start with this one, read Wyrde and Wayward first or you will be thoroughly […]

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Witchcraft by Charles Williams

First published 1941. Williams himself states by way of introduction, These pages must stand for what they are—a brief account of the history in Christian times of that perverted way of the soul which we call magic, or (on a lower level) witchcraft, and with the reaction against it.

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What do you have in your hands?

Our “Connection Group” at Rochester Christian Reformed Church meets twice a month. We take turns coming up with a sharing question for the group. Jim’s question for this evening’s get together was this. It concerns the first of the beatitudes in the fifth chapter of the Gospel according to Matthew. “Blessed are the poor in […]

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Snake

Snake coming in,
low and hot;
the infantryman’s friend.

#Inktober52 prompt for January 23.