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Returning to Eagle Nest, New Mexico

It was a year ago this weekend when Chandler and I entered the valley where the town of Eagle Nest, New Mexico sits on the shore of Eagle Nest Lake. It was Memorial Day weekend, and as we wound along … Continue reading

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You don’t need the Garden Tour, but it wouldn’t hurt

We’re having some pretty strange weather right now for Southern California. When I got up early this morning, the house was 58˚. Marti likes to sleep with the heat off and the windows open, but it’s 52˚ outside right now … Continue reading

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Lobster tale

Our oldest son, Christopher, and his wife, Elizabeth, treated us to a rare delicacy this last weekend (at least rare for us). As a belated birthday dinner for Marti, he went out and got his mother her favorite food — … Continue reading

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Narcissistic spirituality is back

Our good friend Steve tweeted yesterday’s Catch, and for some reason, my email brought up an older Catch from last February instead, “Are we guilty of narcissistic spirituality?”. It turns out to be a divine mistake because the February 17 … Continue reading

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Living on the edge of Death … Valley

The town of Baker, California, calls itself the Gateway to Death Valley. To highlight this important identity, the town built a huge thermometer in the middle of it that stands exactly 134 feet high. That number is not arbitrary. It … Continue reading

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The universal benefit of needing someone

The Catch is a community, and in that sense, it is like the body of Christ, because the body of Christ is a community too. A community is a group of people sharing something in common and interdependent on one … Continue reading

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