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almond croissants

almond croissants

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*Updated recipe. This one is much easier than the one I posted previously. One of my absolute must haves in San Francisco is Tartine’s almond croissant. During our last visit, I lined up outside the bakery for 20 minutes on a weekday and by the time I got to the front around 10:30 am, they were […]

knitting

knitting

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My grandmother tried to teach me how to knit when I was about 11 years old. But what 11 year old would have the patience to sit and knit? Exactly. I would have much rather go out and play soccer or hang with my friends which is why I never learned. Oh my, how my […]

what is suffering?

what is suffering?

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suffer /suhf•er/: To undergo or feel pain or distress Several years ago, Dude and I lived in San Francisco. I was in MBA school and Dude worked as a consultant. Life was good. It was during the dot com boom. There were lots of jobs and people were making lots of money. Then after the […]

God’s love

God’s love

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It has now been three weeks since we arrived home. Our six week InstaLumTrip is now just a fading memory. We have seen so much of God’s beautiful creation and sometimes we still feel nomadic… wanting to roam some more. One of the most asked questions about our trip is what was our favourite part. […]

miracles do happen

miracles do happen

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Last night we received an urgent email to pray for our dear friend who was rushed to emergency with what looked like a stroke. As his wife and sister talked to the doctors, they were told they can try to save his life but that the hemorrhaging in his brain was severe and if they […]

west coast

west coast

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We drove all the way to Crescent City after leaving San Francisco and spent time driving through the Avenue of the Giants. The Redwoods were amazing! As we aimed to arrive at Gold Bluff for sunset, along the way we realized it would be tight getting there in time. Dude remembered another recommendation. This is […]