Finally using my degree!

Most of you probably aren’t aware of this, but I got my BA in Pastoral Ministry at Marylhurst University in Oregon in 1990. I had hoped to become a pastoral counselor, but I went on for a Master’s in Art Therapy and dropped out just before I was supposed to do my practicum. Anyway, the closest I ever came to using my Pastoral Ministries degree was to be an interim church secretary for a year. When the regular secretary came back, I couldn’t even find another job like that.

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Day 2 of the country fair

It was a slower day today than yesterday so I had the opportunity to take a few pictures of some of the other things going on. I should also mention that the theme of our country fair was National Pollinator Week.

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I come to the garden alone

The dedication for the new garden at my church, NW Community Friends Church, is tomorrow, and I’m hoping to make it there; but I got my booster shot today and, not knowing how I’ll feel tomorrow, I decided I’d better get some pictures today. If I’m able, I’ll try to get pictures at the dedication.

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From Tucson, AZ

We actually arrived in Tucson last evening, but one of our slideouts was broken so that we couldn’t open it, and we couldn’t find the hotspot in the jumble of things packed into our tight space. Mark managed to fix our slideout today and found the hotspot. It’s so handy to be married to an RV tech!

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Fall Fest

Last weekend was the Pumpkin Patch in Baileys Harbor. This weekend is Fall Fest in Sister Bay. Next weekend will be the Fall Art Crawl in Ellison Bay. Then, the tourist season will be pretty much over! Everyone here is eager for the tourists to go away. I called one of the lodgings I call every week to find out what their availability is like, and I asked the hotel manager how he was doing. He said he wanted to crawl under his desk!

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