Friday, June 29, 2007

Faintly Painted Lines

I know everyone awaits my posts with tense suspicion.

Sorry for the interval since the last one.

I'm driving to Memphis tonight for a couple days of training. I'm hoping I get my visa sometime next week.

Soccer is fun, baseball is not going as well as it should be, I'm horrific, horrific at softball.

Not much else to talk about these days.

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Hand of Evocation

I have roughly the same amount of paperwork to accomplish as if I were repossessing a Sherman Battle Tank from the Auckland Naval Yards.

But, on the plus side, my passport is probably in Salina! This is a cause for celebration and joy. I have to go get it from the PO tomorrow, and then start filling out the rest of the paperwork for my visa.

I went to a family reunion this weekend. Didn't get to see everyone that I had hoped that I would, but that's the way it goes sometimes. Things change, and things stay the same.

This whole blogging phenomenon is incomprehensible to me at times.

Monday, June 11, 2007


In green fields yet fading
the forest strays from the edge
and fine sheaves, like beacons
call to the slow and blessed

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Elevators and Reliquaries

I guess I'm at a weekly blogging pace now. Oh well.

Here's what's going on now:

Baseball is going mostly well. We're 1-1, we won the first 9-8, lost the second 23-5. Kids are playing ok, we're just making Jr. High mistakes. They'll get better. Planning to play soccer again this summer. Need to start running at night so I can be in some kind of shape when the season starts so I don't have a coronary.

Passport application is hopefully working its way through the bowels of American bureaucracy quickly. It would be nice if the Lord would resolve that quickly, but if I need to develop more faith, I guess I'll get to. We all know how that goes.

I don't really have a whole lot else to blog about. I'm trying to wrap up projects at work, which isn't happening as rapidly as I would like because I keep getting more "we'd really like this done before you leave," and I need to keep sight of what really needs to get done because I would rather have 2 done projects and 5 mostly unfinished that 7 sorta unfinished projects.

I'm supposed to have a call with the school now, so herein ends the blogging.