Author Archives: Dave

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

We Wish You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We spent a few days in Minnesota with Dan and Emily after Christmas.  Bethany and  Kristjiana joined us.  We had a good time eating at home, eating out (Buca and … Continue reading

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Mary

Sadly, my younger sister, Mary, died November 25th, 2018.  She’d been at home on hospice for several weeks after having been in the hospital since early September.  She had Crohn’s Disease.  Fortunately, I made it back to Omaha to see … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Convocation 2018!

We enjoyed three days at Sleeping Lady Resort near Leavenworth, WA October 29-31, 2018.  Cynthia Lindner, author of “Varieties of Gifts:  Multiplicity and the Well-lived Pastoral Life” was the speaker.  It was good to get together with other deacons and … Continue reading

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Voting in Washington State is SOOOOOOO easy!

Everyone should vote this way!  We get our ballots in the mail.  We get an informational booklet with all the information you would ever need to make your own choice on who to vote for and what to vote for … Continue reading

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Idaho Discipleship Conference!

We attended the 3rd Annual Idaho Discipleship Conference in Boise October 19 & 20.  It was held in the beautiful First Methodist Church, aka “Cathedral of the Rockies, Downtown.”  Keynote and preacher was Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber.  She was a speaker … Continue reading

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“The Walls Come Down:” Desegregation Forum in Fredericksburg, Virginia!

Carolyn was asked to participate in a forum at the John J. Wright Museum in Spotsylvania with the seven girls, now women, who were first to integrate into the traditionally white schools in the county on Thursday, August 29, 1963. … Continue reading

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Pacific Science Center in Seattle!

We finally got to visit the Pacific Science Center, near the Space Needle in downtown Seattle!  It was a beautiful day, and the Science Center wasn’t crowded at all.  Learned so much about ourselves, bugs (especially butterflies,) machines, etc.  That … Continue reading

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Black Bodies Conference @ Pacific Lutheran University!

We enjoyed attending the 8th annual Lutheran Studies Conference at Pacific Lutheran U. in Tacoma on September 27, 2018.  A wide variety of speakers addressed the issue of ethnicity in our church and in our society under the title “Black … Continue reading

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Vacationing in Scotland and Ireland!

We enjoyed a week and a half in northern Europe in early August!  Bethany spent July in Copenhagen taking classes with the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design to prepare to teach some new courses at Urban School this fall.  Another … Continue reading

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Happy 91st Birthday, Mary Frances!

Carolyn’s mother celebrated her 91st birthday on July 7th.  Carolyn’s sister, Theresa, and her husband were here from South Carolina.

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