Improve the shining moments

I always liked this hymn from our church hymnal: Improve the shining moments; Don’t let them pass you by. Work while the sun is radiant; Work, for the night draws nigh. We cannot bid the sunbeams To lengthen out their stay, Nor can we ask the shadow To ever stay away. Time flies on wings of lightning; We cannot call it back. It comes, then passes forward Along its onward track. And if we are not mindful, The chance will fade away, []

My car is broken

I just received word from the mechanic that the transmission system in my car “blew up.”  Maybe it just wore out after 220,000 miles.  I was always proud of how many miles I put on that car and wanted to see how far I could push it.  The mechanic said it will cost more than $1,000 to fix it and I wonder if it is worth it to put that much money into a nearly 20 year old car.  The end result []

Commuting Fun (as long as I don’t get hit by a car)

I made the commute one day last week.  Its always enjoyable to get out in nature, even when the mornings are particularly cold.  However, the commute back home on the North side always seems to take a long time.  That’s why I’m thinking of switching my commute route to the South side of Suncrest.  I’m hoping that this will be a faster way up.  Also, I can take a bus for part of the way home, which isn’t available on the North side []

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