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  • Time: Can't live with it, can't live without it.

    6/11/2016 7:59:31 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I was doing pretty good on posting my novel's chapter summaries, then I got a poke in the head from a proofreader that I left several scenes unre... Read more

  • Whole30

    6/10/2016 11:41:15 PM, by HALINHALF

    I've been doing Whole30 for 10 days now and currently my biggest worry is what the scale will say at the end. Did I mention I can't weigh myself ... Read more

  • It's Just Like Riding a Bike

    6/10/2016 10:04:49 PM, by CLAYMACT

    I had joined the 2015 Spring 5% Challenge and had great success. I actually got to my goal weight. Unfortunately, my wife's cancer and 5 family s... Read more

  • 6/10/16

    6/10/2016 9:25:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I got a call back on two of the jobs I applied for this week. One was another rejection, the other one sounds possible. Almost too good t... Read more

  • Friday

    6/10/2016 3:05:04 PM, by COOP9002

    it's a scorcher here in mid-Mo. our youth are serving with students from a church in Illinois doing some work on a person's house today. it's got... Read more

  • 6/9/16

    6/9/2016 9:24:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a very busy day today. Got up and took Dolly for a long walk this morning as it was a cool sunny morning. We took a slow leisure walk. Whe... Read more

  • Heating Up

    6/9/2016 11:08:17 AM, by COOP9002

    My run this morning was rather toasty. It looks like summer has arrived here in mid-Mo. Be sure to stay hydrated and use gird sense when exe... Read more

  • 6/8/16

    6/8/2016 11:19:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Today was an okay day. I got two calls for possible jobs. One didn't pan out but the other one is a possibility. I hope to hear something on m... Read more

  • Poke

    6/8/2016 4:09:23 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yeah, I'm still kicking. I've got to set up a food habit. It's difficult though. I can fix lunch and even breakfast, but I always mess up at di... Read more

  • Centralia Mission Project

    6/8/2016 11:29:15 AM, by COOP9002

    our students will begin their part of our local mission's effort this evening. they will be working on a couple of houses in our community and do... Read more

  • 6/7/16

    6/7/2016 9:32:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I have had better days. I went to the doctor this morning and the stress is getting the better of me. I gained 10 lbs in 2 months. This ... Read more

  • Not Sure how to take that..

    6/7/2016 10:52:22 AM, by COOP9002

    i am not sure what is going on with the church in Virginia. when i left, they were making plans to come out and hear me preach. when i asked the ... Read more

  • 6/6/16

    6/6/2016 10:11:15 PM, by RHOOK20047

    The day started well, however ended up badly. All day, I have watched my dog, Echo, just lay around, acting listless, didn't eat or drink anythi... Read more

  • Food trip

    6/6/2016 12:32:06 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I'm wondering if it's time to dangle a large reward in front of me. I'm thinking of a lonesome trip around the country, working with food. I have... Read more

  • Blessed weekend

    6/6/2016 12:31:04 PM, by COOP9002

    the Compassion Experience went well in our little community this past weekend. over 1,000 people went through the experience and 52 children were... Read more

  • 6/5/16

    6/5/2016 11:25:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I got the grass cut today. I got up to a beautiful day, 62 degrees and sunny, so the dogs and I had a great walk before church this mornin... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/5/2016 3:53:25 PM, by COOP9002

    Anchor Fest is almost a memory. one of the exciting things is that Compassion International has already gained 40+ sponsors as of yesterday eveni... Read more

  • 6/4/16

    6/4/2016 10:08:26 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Spent a very quiet day at home, doing a lot of nothing. Got a lot of sleep, finished cleaning the house, and since we got a lot of rain, kept me... Read more

  • Saturday

    6/4/2016 12:57:48 PM, by COOP9002

    Day 2 of Anchor Fest is well under way. i will be working the Compassion Experience later this afternoon, while my wife helps with the church fac... Read more

  • 6/3/16

    6/3/2016 8:45:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, today my mood matched the weather. Party cloudy with periods of showers. I can't stand rain! We are having it too much. I got at least... Read more

  • Friday

    6/3/2016 12:23:12 PM, by COOP9002

    our wild weekend has begun here in Centralia. Anchor Fest kicks off this afternoon. hopefully, the folks at Compassion will get a lot of traffic ... Read more

  • 6/2/16

    6/2/2016 10:34:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy spent the day learning something new. Our KofC Council has selected me to create and maintain our Council's website. I know nothing about w... Read more

  • That's the Ticket!!

    6/2/2016 11:52:15 AM, by COOP9002

    it has caused a few headaches and taken a lot of work to get the Compassion experience setup in our little community. however, it has already bee... Read more

  • 6/1/16

    6/1/2016 11:14:46 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy another month is passed. June 1! 13 days til my birthday, but I am not looking forward to it. I did send a few more resumes out. One is t... Read more

  • Wednesday

    6/1/2016 12:02:37 PM, by COOP9002

    The Compassion trailer arrived last night. Setup will begin in less than an hour, and then the next several days will involve staffing it with vo... Read more

  • If You Are Really Serious, You'll Join the Challenge

    6/1/2016 10:54:59 AM, by CLAYMACT

    I decided I need to get this extra weight off me. I had taken it off, when my wife's cancer and my two surgeries - all in the span of six months ... Read more

  • New name, location found

    6/1/2016 7:44:55 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Richard Columba did not like his name. His new name now fits his character Richard Me'Fein, translated as Richard Myself. Since he is an orphan, ... Read more

  • 5/31/16

    5/31/2016 7:53:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Quiet day. Had storms this morning. Then got hot and humid. Didn't feel much motivated to do much. Did some yard work, and scoured the job bo... Read more

  • My In-Laws

    5/31/2016 10:45:38 AM, by COOP9002

    My wife and her brothers are putting my mother-in-law in a nursing home in her hometown today. She had been staying with her son and daughter-in-... Read more

  • 5/30/16

    5/30/2016 8:00:02 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I was able to do what I wanted today and spent 4 hours working on the yard. And I feel it. I got sunburned a bit, and got hit again in th... Read more

  • Achoimre Cu'ig

    5/30/2016 3:51:16 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Ch. 5 - Time travel time: Eire early 17th century, County Meath dedicating of Castle Crais. We meet Topi's ancestor Baron Robert Columba as he... Read more

  • Interesting Quote

    5/30/2016 3:27:42 PM, by COOP9002

    "A church that does not remember its persecuted brethren is no church at all." A LUTHERAN PASTOR WHO ENDURED HORRIFIC TORTURE TO PROTECT MEM... Read more

  • Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

    5/30/2016 11:26:56 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Memorial Day began as Decoration Day --- set aside for laying flowers and other mementos on the graves of loved ones who died while serving their... Read more

  • "Nemo me impune' "

    5/29/2016 11:03:26 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Ch.4 - Topi is out of luck acquiring a big shovel or backhoe. He is ready to rent a car but soon finds out that there are no roads connecting tow... Read more

  • 5/29/16

    5/29/2016 9:34:15 PM, by RHOOK20047

    To all veterans, THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! ... Read more

  • Some pictures of recent weeks

    5/29/2016 6:32:55 PM, by MODDEDCOROLLA

    After weighing in at 207lbs in January of this year, and losing just over half of the weight I need to lose, I'm feeling a little more confident ... Read more

  • Sunday

    5/29/2016 3:03:54 PM, by COOP9002

    the holiday weekend will begin after evening worship for us. hope you've been enjoying your weekend thus far. Blessings... Read more

  • 5/28/16

    5/28/2016 9:27:50 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy Memorial weekend! Margaret and I went to her folks cemetary and put flowers on her dad's grave and her uncle's. Tomorrow the Boy Scouts w... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/28/2016 2:29:19 PM, by COOP9002

    this afternoon i am officiating a wedding ceremony for a young couple in our church. they are actually already married, but the bride wanted to h... Read more

  • Faide thall, continued

    5/28/2016 12:23:36 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Ch.3 - Action switches to County Meath, Eire. We will be introduced to locals. Some are enthusiastic about the Castle being back in the hands... Read more

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