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7 Quick Takes Friday - November 2nd

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Well, I did it!  Run at 5K that is ... it was an awesome experience.  42 minutes of pure running terribleness followed by days of pure excitement!!!  Check out the experience here!

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An awesome quote from today's Direction for Our Times.
if you try to please Me in even the smallest way, you will change the world. -Jesus
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This weekend's our Fall Dinner Theater - a big fundraising production we put on each year where the teens perform a bunch of skits ... this year a few are as follows:

and this great one!

I'll post some funny videos here next week for your enjoyment!

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I've been discerning all week about taking a new position in my parish - it is the scariest thing I've had to do in my entire adult life, wait, I take that back - my entire life.  It's so unpredictable, unexpected, extra-ordinary (ie: out of the ordinary)!  It might even be the hardest thing I ever do - if the deciding doesn't kill me, the actual work just might.  Prayers are appreciated!

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I like the new gmail compose! 

They don't roll out changes too often, and this is definitely a cool one!  Still figuring out all of the options, how to save drafts, what the new buttons look like, but definitely a keeper!

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Speaking of new looks - PREZI rolled out some major changes this week too!

Pretty cool how you can do some new things and even embed a prezi!  Look for a blog post later this week with one of my great examples!

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The big event of the week is really Tropical Storm Sandy, the Perfect Storm, if you will!  The damage that was incredible.  An entire neighborhood that simultaneously burned down and flooded!  Millions who are still without power four days later.  I'm so grateful for all those that I know who are safe and sound, some minor damage but nothing too extra-ordinary.  My heart and prayers are united with those who are suffering.  I hope clean-up with be swift and easy, but I'm afraid for many it will be days, weeks, months, and maybe even years before life is truly back to normal.  For a few in the mid-west, mid-atlantic (whatever West Virginia is really), welcome to Winter!  You've got snow from now until May, enjoy the snowmen, snowball fights, icebergs that form at the end of your driveway, and all of the other 'joys' that come along!

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  1. I am disappointed that the igoogle pages are going away next year.


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