notables 03.23.07

March 23, 2007 | 5 Comments

Just some notable stuff I’ve recently found that is worth passing along:

  • Staying Faithful – Donald Miller audio on Veritas Forum
    The first half is a talk by Don in which is thoughtfulness shines. Plan on some time after listening to just sit and journal some thoughts. (Disclaimer: I might romanticize this talk a bit because I happened to be driving by Lake Union just as he mentioned sitting on the shores of it!)
    Don’t bother with this one if you believe in a God who doesn’t have a sense of humor or who isn’t big enough to stand up to some sarcasm or critique.
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a microfinance birthday

March 23, 2007 | 5 Comments

Our delightful Macey turns 5 today. She is a typical preschooler who can be a rabble-rouser at times — like just now, when she stole a ball from her sister. But, one of the things we really appreciate is the big heart that she has. We want to help develop that in whatever way we can.… Read more


March 22, 2007 | 10 Comments

first ultrasoundI would like to introduce you to that tiny little speck in the middle of the picture. Right now s/he is only 3 millimeters long, but will s/he will grow about 20 or so inches before bursting on the scene in mid-November.

Mommy & Daddy were a little surprised at first…they quickly got excited.… Read more

sun at seven

March 11, 2007 | 3 Comments

7pm and the sun is still up. Hello daylight savings…it’s good to see you again.… Read more

water purifiers to africa

March 5, 2007 | Leave a comment

Even though he is a brand new daddy, my good friend Justin is finding the time to coordinate a donation of $2 million worth of water purifiers to a mission in Africa. To help make it happen, he and some other friends are trying to raise $8000 in shipping costs.… Read more

the perfect song

March 1, 2007 | 2 Comments

Zach has tagged me with a meme of the Perfect Song. Here’s the rules:

1. scan through your itunes or cd library. refamiliarize yourself with the nooks and crannies of your musical options.
2. identify five categories — genres, if you will — of music. these should be as obscure and finely-articulated as you’d like.… Read more