Blog Archive: K Reynolds

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by K Reynolds @kreynolds

The music of our youth often tends to follow us in a myriad of ways throughout our lives. Some of it can be good and some of it can be bad. I was born in 1960 which means I was born during a time of radical changes. Although I'm at the tail end of... read more
916 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 07, 2009
He stood before me on that October morning shifting selfconsciously, staring at me intently through those green eyes. He really does have nice eyes, I thought. They reminded me of my dad's. He had beautiful green eyes. Mine were brown but changed... read more
1537 words · ~6 minutes to read · published Feb 07, 2009
What can I say, I learn from the strangest things! You'll have to excuse me as I spend a large chunk of my time as the lone adult in an overcrowded room filled with seven and eight year olds. What do you expect? I live in a very strange world.... read more
570 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 05, 2009
"What do you mean my front end is going to fall off?" I demanded. My husband silently waited for our friend to reply. We've known Jay for 23 years. He and my husband worked at the same college, although they were in different... read more
798 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 05, 2009
During times when the path is uncertain and dark, we tend to walk with our hands closed and clasped tightly toward us. We feel like we have nothing to give of ourselves and in fact we often believe we must keep what we have tightly guarded under lock... read more
599 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 03, 2009
Dear Fellow CB'ers, It has been brought to my attention, rather forcefully at times, that there are those of you who objected vehemently to my habit of leaving the door open up here in beautiful Minnesota otherwise known as the place Jesus and... read more
500 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 03, 2009
I was stunned as I realized the enormity of what I had just read. I was doing genealogy research on my maternal grandfather who was an orphan train rider and was looking over some information on the agent, Rev. Herman D. Clarke, who had brought him... read more
503 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 03, 2009
My son works for a major retailer in addition to going to college full time. The other day, he called me up "just to talk". After making some small talk, he got to the heart of the matter. "People around here are really scared, Mom.... read more
412 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 02, 2009
I've been in a rather strange mood today as some of my friends at CB have found out. I'd apologize except I'm not the least bit sorry Seriously, it is so good to laugh with friends. It's been a weekend full of laughter for me. I think... read more
358 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 01, 2009
A song kept running through my mind today. Of course, I couldn't find the CD it had been on as it's been a few years since I've heard it and there's been a purging and move since I last listened to it. So, of course, I had to see if I... read more
586 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 01, 2009
The temps soared to 44 degrees at my house today which is a very big deal as it has been a long, long time since we've broken 32 degrees. This is Minnesota. The land of extreme weather patterns. MondayThursday of this week we had to have indoor... read more
349 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 31, 2009
Today is a day of celebration for me.It's my cancerversary! What's a cancerversary you might ask? Basically, it's the date a cancer survivor considers that they became cancerfree. Some people choose their diagnosis date. Others select the... read more
891 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 29, 2009
It was a late fall afternoon in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains back in 1978. Two of my friends invited me to join them. They were going to climb a nearby hill which was rather high and steep just because it was there. To my "great... read more
769 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 28, 2009
I struggled to get up as hands held me down tightly. I could feel fists pounding me mercilessly. I remember dimly hearing voices speaking in casual tones which grew fainter as they moved away from me. It was the voices of my friends. They had... read more
855 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 27, 2009
We're going to have those kinds of days. Some Christians don't want to admit that. They insist that if the sun ever slips behind a cloud you must not be walking with The Son. They forget that over and over again, the Bible warns us that we... read more
690 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 27, 2009
I first came face to face with critical illness when I was 14 years old. I will never forget that day. It was fall and I was a sophomore in high school. I had just come home from school when my dad came through the front door. He asked me to sit down.... read more
1113 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jan 26, 2009
I got a message today from a CB friend. The guilty party knows who she is! She was a bit concerned about me and just wanted to checkin with me. The reality is God knew I needed to hear from her. I was going through a "bump" in the road at... read more
416 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 26, 2009
One of the ahem...."planks" that falls down and blocks my view sometimes is called "snap judgments". I have a sneaking suspicion that I'm not the only person that runs into this plank occasionally if not a semiregular basis.... read more
650 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 24, 2009
My oldest and dearest friend called me up earlier this week. We go way back to high school and now we once again live in the same community. She was heartbroken. She and her husband are a part of a small Bible study group within their church. One of... read more
457 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 21, 2009
Within every woman is a girl who's heart beats faster at the thought of a "knight in shining armor" coming to her rescue. Oh, there are those women who pretend they don't care. There are even those women who will completely deny ever... read more
1122 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jan 20, 2009
Last August, just about the time I thought "normal" might be within my grasp, I learned I had a second chronic illness triggered by the treatment of the first one; diabetes. Great. Two chronic illnesses diagnosed eight months apart. This... read more
531 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 19, 2009
All the blogscomments about the weather got me to thinking about winter. For all of my complaining about the recent subzero stretch up here in Minnesota, I fully realize the value of winter. Yes, it can be a very dark and dismal time. It's cold,... read more
643 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 16, 2009
I've been too cold to do much of anything lately. As I sit here typing this, the outside temperature is 29. Fortunately the winds are calm right now so it actually feels warmer than what it is. When you've been at these temperatures for... read more
628 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 16, 2009
This is one of those little stories I like to file away in my brain for future reference. I know I'll need it sometime in the future. Perhaps you will too. Earlier today, I made a pot roast with lots of potatoes, carrots and onions of course. It... read more
666 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 11, 2009
Our current sermon series at church is called "Change Before You Have To." Today our pastor was telling us about how in preparation for this series, he got a physical checkup in order to assess changes he needed to make. We saw a video clip... read more
454 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jan 11, 2009
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