Archive | October, 2011

More on Occupy Tacoma…

30 October 2011

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So since my previous posts about Occupy Tacoma (actually, more specifically about the effectiveness of it and similar “organizing” actions in our old neighborhood), there’s been some really interesting traffic to the blog. Some folks have gotten, well, almost obsessive in looking through the blog… Let’s add to that, shall we? Here is a video […]

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The Move’s Done…

29 October 2011

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So…Saturday. Moving Day. Long, long day preceded by long days of packing and arranging, followed by long days of cleaning (of the old place) and settling into the new. But at least it’s over. That’s a very good part of the process.    

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Update on the Occupy Tacoma Saga…

27 October 2011

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Original post here, for those that haven’t been paying attention. Also make sure to read the comments. And do your penance here. But let’s circle back to the topic at hand. Seems my email and posts yesterday caused some small amount of ruckus, because blog hits in the area were way up, and as you saw in […]

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Tacoma’s Occupiers…Must Not Criticize

26 October 2011

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So earlier today I got an email from a self-appointed leader of our former neighborhood group when we were in Tacoma. (Have been getting these types of neighborhood updates, despite being gone a year now.)  This forwarded email was from someone within the #OccupyTacoma group, detailing the march coming up this Saturday. It fired me […]

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A Life Well-Lived…

24 October 2011

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Last week I attended the funeral for the father of a couple of old friends friends of old. It was difficult so closely removed from my grandpa’s funeral, but wanted to pay my respects. And I am glad I did. What I heard were wonderful stories about a father who was clearly loved and respected by his […]

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A Biblical View on Class Warfare and the “Occupy” Movement

7 October 2011

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I normally don’t use my blog for this sort of post, but after the events of the past few days and a particular post on Facebook that I engaged in, I knew it was necessary. Let me preface by admitting that I am not a fan of the vast majority of this so-called movement. First, […]

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Approximately Two Thoughts About the Upcoming Move…

4 October 2011

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Last year when we moved, we really couldn’t afford it…it was a large sum of money to come up with with short notice. This year, well, we were caught by surprise, seeing as how we’d arranged a multi-year lease. But both times there have been special, larger, non-standard projects with clients that came up. So […]

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Update on the Newest Saga

2 October 2011

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Today after church we went over to the new possible property to meet with our now-former property management company and view the inside of the house. We’ve realized there is not going to be a perfect house, because it would include the yard from our current house, among other things. But…there are some great things […]

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Not What I Signed Up For…

1 October 2011

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Referring, of course to the possibility of moving twice in one year. Last year, when we moved, it was with the expectation of being here at least two years, since that’s what I’d negotiated the lease to be. But now that the owners have decided to look into selling their house (or, in this case, […]

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