Monthly Archives: December 2007

Beer Church

In pursuit of a dream I share with my two brothers (to someday open a Monastery Microbrewery and Pub), I’ve been studying the American beer industry a lot lately. It didn’t take long for me to see parallels with the … Continue reading

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Woody Guthrie This Land Montage

I went foraging on YouTube today, trying to figure out the chords and fingerings for a song I’ve waited much too long to add to my repertoire. I was pretty impressed with what I found. I think Woody would’ve been … Continue reading

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A Promise to my Daughter

Three years ago, when Grady was born, I made him a promise. One week ago, when Abby was born, I made the same promise to her:  to read to her every night of her life, until she’s old enough to … Continue reading

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Grady and Abby

You might have to turn the volume way up to hear Grady’s improvised lyrics…

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Abigail Ashley Locke

109810991100 She was born at 1:54pm on St. Nicholas day (December 6th). She weighs 9 pounds and 11 ounces, and is 20.5 inches long. She’s a beautiful baby girl with a soft, sweet cry that is so different than her … Continue reading

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At the Hospital, Waiting for Baby

We got here this evening a little after 5:00, and checked in.  The room is nice, as far as hospital rooms go, and our nurse is a friend of a friend.  Early tomorrow (Thursday) morning around 6:00, Amy will be … Continue reading

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