Blog schedule - Trip / pub dates / post # / photos / ( ) = travel date

Faces of Simpler Living BLOG + photos (travels/speaking tours) -- Oops!

Gerald's 2005-2007 Travel Summary (preliminary)

2005
Trip / dates / stops / contacts / expenses / major immediate outcome or event
Chicago-Des Moines / Feb. 25-27 / 2 / 10 individuals, one group of 60 / paid by sponsors / interviewed for Grace Matters radio program
Sioux Falls / April 25 / 5 / 5 / $100 / invited to speak for University of Sioux Falls Peace & Justice week
Twin Cities / May 24-26 / 10 / 20 / $350 / $2000 gift, recruited Chris, Sean and Siri to serve on board
Calif. / June 4-8 / 5 / 5 / $600 /
North Carolina / July 13-22 / 30 / 50 / $1000 / $1000 gift
Calif. / Aug. 3-12 / 20 / 40 / $1000 / recruited Ann Naffziger to serve on board
Nebraska & Colorado / Aug. 25-31 / 10 / 30 (plus 75 at conference) / $1000 / Simplicity Forum
Kansas City / Sept. 9-11 / 4 / 10 / $350 / spoke to 100 UMC women
Chicago-Sn. Mich.-Wn. Ohio / Oct. 1-8 / 15/ ? / some paid / ELCA Simple Living consultation
St. Louis / Oct. 22-26 / ? / ? / ? /
Omaha/Lincoln / Nov. 11-13 / ? / ? / ? /
Dubuque / Nov. 29-Dec. 1 / cancelled by weather

TOTAL: 10 trips, 100+ stops, 200+ individuals (+groups), $5000+ in out-of-pocket expenses (mileage is calculated at $.40 per mile)

2006

Sioux Falls, March 21
Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, April 13-27
Northwest, June 18-July 4
Northeast, July 16-August 6

2007

Denver area, April 12-17
Southeast, July 17-August 10
Wisconsin, Sept. 6-14

Faces of Simple Living BLOG

DETAIL below

SUMMARY: September 2006 BLOG - Urban Observations (Sept. 2nd), Simple Living Athlete (Sept. 5th), Raising Chickens in the City (Sept. 8th), Bay Area Simplicity Circles (Sept. 11th), Presbyterian Hippies (Sept. 14th), Church near Stanford (Sept. 17th), Christian Ed workshop (Sept. 20th), Life in the Valley (Sept. 23rd), Living Communally (Sept. 26th), Friends in Fresno (Sept. 29th) * * * NOVEMBER 2006 Blog

Summary

POST #76 November 1st, 2006

Eco-Justice Ministries

POST #77 November 4th, 2006

Prospects at Iliff

POST #78 November 7th, 2006

Leadville, Colorado

POST #79 November 10th, 2006

Leadville Talk

POST #80 November 13th, 2006

Yoga in Vail

POST #81 November 16th, 2006

Scottsbluff

POST #82 November 19th, 2006

Columbus

POST #83 November 22nd, 2006

KC report

POST #84 November 25th, 2006

KC Thanks

POST #85 November 28th, 2006

Meeting the Conscience in Independence

DECEMBER 2006 Blog

SUMMARY

POST #86 December 1st, 2006

Go Forward

POST #87 December 4th, 2006

A Good Life Without All the Things That Can Be Lost So Easily

POST #88 December 7th, 2006

ELCA Simplicity Consultation

POST #89 December 10th, 2006

All Things Are Connected

POST #90 December 13th, 2006

Renee and Friends

POST #91 December 16th, 2006

Talk at Renees

POST #92 December 19th, 2006

Web of Creation

POST #93 December 22nd, 2006

Jubilee Economic Ministries

POST #94 December 25th, 2006

JEM Talk

POST #95 December 28th, 2006

Remodeling is a good time to downsize.

POST #96 December 31st, 2006

An Exhilarating Visit at the CRC

JANUARY 2007 Blog

SUMMARY

0103 Home photo: JasonF0308 Body photo: same Body caption: Jason at Calvin College

POST #97

January 3rd, 2007

Focus Group at Calvin College

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0106 Home photo: Johnson180 Body photo: same Body caption: Deb

POST #98

January 6th, 2007

Advise from CROP

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0109 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

POST #99

January 9th, 2007

Kim, Barb, Amy & Drew

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0112 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

POST #100

January 12th, 2007

St. Michaels Mall

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0115 Home photo: Gretchen183 Body photo: same Body caption: Gretchen

POST #101

January 15th, 2007

Trash Walk

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0118 Home photo: Campbells183 Body photo: same Body caption: Vern and Doris Ann with favorite car.

POST #102

January 18th, 2007

Saying What Denominations Cant

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0121 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

POST #103

January 21st, 2007

Ellens Odyssey

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0124 Home photo: Webster1 Body photo: same Body caption: Dr. W.

POST #104

January 24th, 2007

Dr. W., Master of IFIs

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0127 Home photo: Hadley184 Body photo: same Body caption: Bob

POST #105

January 27th, 2007

Ministry of Money

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0130 Home photo: LeahT185 Body photo: Haid186 Body caption: Dick & Leslie H.

POST #106

January 30th, 2007

Mentoring for the Third Quarter of Life

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[END Summary] June, 2007 BLOG - every 3 days

SUMMARY

0602 Home photo: SanMarcos0260.gif Body photo: same Body caption: Ray and Mary Gail

POST #147

June 2nd, 2007

Compassion Touches More Than Facts Do What is the Competing Value?

Trees for Life Volunteers

0605 Home photo: Houston0261 - BAD Body photo: same Body caption: Jim L.

POST #148

June 5th, 2007

Alternatives' Longest Congregational Member

0608 Home photo: Body photo: ConfMt0262 Body caption: Lutherans in Goliad

POST #149

June 8th, 2007

0611 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption:

POST #150

June 11th, 2007

Can Pastors Learn Simpler Living?

0614 Home photo: StStephen0265 Body photo: same Body caption: Jim C., chaplain at St. Stephens School, Austin

POST #151

June 14th, 2007

Five Powerful Ideas

0617 Home photo: KarenG0267 Body photo: same Body caption: Karen

POST #152

June 17th, 2007

Concerns for Grandkids

0620 Home photo: RobynR0268 Body photo: same Body caption: Robyn

POST #153

June 20th, 2007

The Christian path is downward mobility.

0623 Home photo: Body photo: IHop0269 Body caption: The Breakfast Club

POST #154

June 23rd, 2007

The Breakfast Club

0626 Home photo: PresSem0271b Body photo: PresSem0270a, 0270b, PresSem0271, 0273 Body caption: Guests at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

POST #155

Young Adult Perspective

June 26th, 2007

0629 Home photo: Body photo: Dallas0275 Body caption: Some of the guests at King of Glory Lutheran, Dallas

POST #156

June 29th, 2007

OHIO - Only handle it once

0702 Home photo: Mady0276 Body photo: Phillips0276 Body caption: Mady & Myrna at Phillips, Tulsa

POST #157

July 2nd, 2007

Simpler Living, Compassionate Life

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August SUMMARY below

SUMMARY

0702 Home photo: Mady0276 Body photo: Phillips0276 Body caption: Mady & Myrna at Phillips, Tulsa

POST #157

July 2nd, 2007 Simpler Living, Compassionate Life

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0705 Home photo: TulsaCouple0282 Body photo: Tulsa0278a, 0283, 0284, 0282 Body caption: Guests at Forest Park Christian Church, Tulsa

POST #158

July 5th, 2007

Spin the Plastic

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POST #159

July 8, 2007

Raising Children in a Multi-cultural Environment

0711 Home photo: Albuquerque0326.gif Body photo: Albuquerque0325.gif Body caption: Elysha & Tom

POST #160

July 11, 2007

Communicating with Young Adults

0714

July 14, 2007

Benefits of Honey

Home photo: Toland0329.gif Body photo: same Body caption: Mary & Doug T. near Sand Point, ID

POST #161

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0717

Waste = Food

Hippie Christmas
Corn syrup obesity
GoodWill fashion show

Home photo: IDQuaker0332 Body photo: IDQuakers0330 Body caption: Idaho Quakers

POST #162

0720

Sending Whose Birthday? to Students at Brethren Colleges

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0723

Incredible Holden Village

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POST #164

0726

When they dont give me stuff, I love them more.

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POST #165

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0729

Giving Up Electric Light for Lent Brings Us Closer Together
PizzaRio Builds Community

Home photo: Brewster0345.gif Body photo: same Body caption: Brad and Linda at their PizzaRio

POST #166

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AUGUST SUMMARY

0801

Share Implements

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POST #167

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0804 Home photo: Sine0356.gif or Seattle0355.gif Body photo: Seattle0354.gif Body caption: Jill & Matt, guests at Mustard Seed Associates, Seattle

Mustard Seed Associates

POST #168

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0807 Home photo: Bell0358a.gif Body photo: Bell0358b.gif Body caption: Tracy, a guest at Pats in Port Angeles, WA

POST #169

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0810

Mindfulness Cures Wastefulness

Home photo: PortAngeles0362.gif Body photo: PtAEpis0366.gif Body caption: Guests at St. Andrews Episcopal, Port Angeles, WA.

POST #170

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0813

Hurricane Ridge

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POST #171

0816 Home photo: Carpenter0374.gif Body photo: same Body caption: Pastor Duane at Friends of the Carpenter

POST #172

Friends of the Carpenter - learn from the homeless

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0819 Home photo: WAB&B0379a.gif Body photo: WAB&B0381.gif Body caption: Myron & Audrey at Morning Song Acres

POST #173

Morning Song Acres

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0822 Home photo: SL.NET logo Body photo: same Body caption: Dave runs SimpleLiving.Net

POST #174

Simple Living Network

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0825

You will never see a U-Haul behind a hearse.

Home photo: Dallas0383a.gif Body photo: same Body caption: Ed B.

POST #175

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0828

Take a Picture

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POST #176

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0831

Perpetual Lent - Schedule Car-less Days

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POST #177

0907 BLOG

SUMMARY - DUPLICATE?

0903

Simple Living Research

Home photo: Eugene0391.gif Body photo: Eugene0395.gif Body caption: Diana and her folks

POST #178

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0906

Jesus Message Is Radical.

Home photo: Robyn0397 Body photo: Matt&Robyn0397 Body caption: Matt & Robyn

POST #179

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0909

Epidemic of Busyness

Home photo: EugeneUMC0400.gif Body photo: EugeneUMC0400a.gif Body caption: Guest at First United Methodist Church, Eugene, OR.

POST #180

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0912

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POST #181

Meeting Milo

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0915

Enough for Our Needs, Not Our Greeds

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POST #182

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0918

Quiet Garden Movement

Home photo: Labyrinth0413.gif Body photo: Boise0410.gif Body caption: Santiago and family. Santiago is president of the Idaho Human Rights Education board.

POST #183

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0921

Ecology Adventure Camp

Home photo: Springville0415a.gif Body photo: Springville0415.gif Body caption: Bob, Carol and Anna

POST #184

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0924

Plural Marriage

Home photo: MormonCouple0419.gif Body photo: Mormons0417.gif, Mormons0418.gif Body caption: Large gathering of Mormons in Utah

POST #185

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0927

Education and Reminders Needed

Home photo: Body photo: Wyoming0420.gif Body caption: Guests at Green River, WY.

POST #186

0930

POST #187

CWS logo

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Faces of Simpler Living BLOG 3

SUMMARY

1202 Post #208: St. Nicholas Day Gift Exchange Hp- Blog-

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1205 Post #209: At Home with Bunny & Dan Hp- Blog-[They said they would email photos.]

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1208 Post #210 Hp- Blog-

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1211 Post #211: MAPA Mision a Paradiso ahora Hb- Blog-

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1214 Post #212: A Better Secret Santa Hp- NY0485.gif Blog- NY0489.gif NY0486.gif NY0485.gif

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1217 Post #213: Toy Lending Library

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1220 Post #214: Don should on me! Develop a long time relationship with useful stuff Hp- PA0495.gif Blog-PA0492.gif PA0495.gif

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1223 Post #215: Christmas Carol Benefit CD Hp-Siebert-CD-case.gif Blog-CD cover

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1226 Post #216: $150 Alternative Birthday Gift # # # #

1229 hp DesMoines????.gif blog DesMoines????.gif [multiple] Post #217: MFSA Keynoter

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[END of SUMMARY] # # # # # 2007 Composite Travel Diary: Faces fo Simpler Living BLOG

SUMMARY

101 - Post #218: Panel at Northwestern

104 - Post #219: Local Fall Activities

107 - Post #220: Denver Spring Tour

111 - Post #221: Praxis at Iliff

114 - Post #222: One-Woman Show - Finding My Way Hp- Iliff0517a.gif Blog- Iliff0514.gif Iliff0515.gif

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120 - Post #224 Hp- Blog- Denver0518.gif

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Patricia Baker-Batsel hosted Worship serive and then refreshments for 20 at Bethel United Methodist Church in BOULDER, CO.

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Pastor Michael Mortvedt hosted Sunday Refreshments and conversation at Advent Lutheran Church, WESTMINSTER, CO.

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129

Post #227 Hp- Blog-

Dick Craft of Thornton, CO, hosted a Noon potluck luncheon for ten at First Presbyterian Church, Berthoud, CO. PC(USA) for Synod of the Rocky Mountains, Wyoming Presbytery, Plains and Peaks Presbytery, Denver Presbytery, and other interested folks.

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201

Post #228 Hp- Blog-

Steve Lindly hosted refreshments and conversation for 30 at Grace United Methodist, CHEYENNE, WY.

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204=>Post #229: Back in Iowa Hp- Treynor0546a.gif Blog- Treynor0548.gif Treynor0546.gif Treynor0545.gif

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SouthEast Travel Diary

207=>Post #230: Seagoing Cowboys Hp- Blog-

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210=>Post #231: Friends of the Third World Hp- Blog-

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213=>Post #232: Simply Living Hp- Columbus0558a.gif Blog- Columbus0558.gif

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216=>Post #233: Hunger Track Hp- GME0562.gif Blog- GME0562.gif GME0560.gif GME0559.gif GME0561.gif

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219=>Post #234: Global Mission Event #1 Hp- GME0565.gif Blog- GME0565.gif

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222=>Post #235: Global Mission Event #2 Hp- GME0567.gif Blog- GME0567.gif GME0562.gif

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225=>Post #236: Advertising and the Primitive Brain Hp- WV0569a.gif Blog- WV0569.gif WV0570.gif

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228=>Post #237: Storytelling Capital Hp- Jonesborough0572a.gif Blog- Jonesborough0574a.gif Jonesborough0575a.gif Jonesborough0571.gif Jonesborough0572a.gif Jonesborough0573.gif

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302 - Post #238: Wedding Tithing Hp- Blog- Mon. July 23, noon - Christy W. hosted a Potluck lunch and conversation for 20 at Episcopal Diocese of SW Virginia Resource Center, ROANOKE, VA.

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305 - Post #239: Christmas Tsunami Hp- Blog- Mon. July 23, 7:00 p.m. - Judy R., Presbytery of the Peaks, hosted coffee and conversation for 15 at Salem Presbyterian Church, SALEM (near Roanoke), VA.

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308 - Post #240: Moving in Two Suitcases Hp- Blog- Tues., July 24, noon - Paul and Lois C. hosted lunch and conversation at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, FAIRFAX, VA.

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311 - Post #241: One car keeps activities simpler. Hp- Blog- Tues., July 24, 5:30 p.m. - Gene B. and Anne M. hosted supper and conversation for 50 at Our Lady Queen of Peace, ARLINGTON, VA.

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314 - Post #242: Seaweed for Lunch Hp- Warren0588.gif Blog- Warren0588.gif - Wed. July 25, noon - Wanda W. hosted a lunch and talk for five in ANNANDALE, VA. The lunch included two varieties of seaweed and other healthy food.

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317 - Post #243: Mother's Day Anklet Hp- MeadowKirk0589.gif Blog- MeadowKirk0589.gif - Wed. July 25, 7:00 p.m. - Cheryl H. hosted evening refreshments and conversation at Meadowkirk Camp and Retreat Center, near MIDDLEBURG, VA.

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320 - Post #244: Dancing on the Edge of Pain Hp- Gallini0594.gif Blog- Gallini0594.gif

Thur., July 26, noon - John G. hosted a potluck lunch and conversation for 15 at St. Edwards' Catholic Church in RICHMOND, VA

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323 - Post #245: No dust and no calories! Hp- Gable0596.gif Blog- Gable0596.gif - Thurs. July 26, 6 p.m. - Pam G. hosted a potluck supper and conversation with the Covenant Discipleship group for 18 at Great Bridge United Methodist CHESAPEAKE, VA. Most a regular attendees of Pam's Sunday morning alternative service.

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326 -Post #246: The Modesty Movement Hp- VABeach0597a.gif Blog- VABeach0597.gif Fri. July 27, noon - Roger H. hosted a luncheon for 18 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.

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329 Post #247: Pool for Christmas Hp- Blog-

Fri. July 27 - Lori S. hosted me at their home for supper in SOUTH BOSTON, VA.

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401 Post #248: Simple Living CPR Hp- Plapp0599.gif Blog- SoBoston0599.gif SoBoston0600.gif Sat. July 28, noon - Robert P. hosted a luncheon for 15 at Faith Community Church, SOUTH BOSTON, VA.

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404 - Post #249: Yard Certification Programs Hp- Gurr0607.gif Blog- Aiken0602.gif Gurr0606.gif - no Gurr0605.gif - no Aiken0601.gif Gurr0608.gif - Sun., July 29 - Naomi J. F.-H. hosted me at a morning Worship Service for 50 and discussion with 25 at Aiken Unitarian-Universalist Church, AIKEN, SC.

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407 - Post #250: Charleston's First Fully Green Building Hp- Simpson0610.gif Blog- Simpson0610.gif Simpson0609.gif - no Sun. July 29th, evening - Dr. William and Elaine?? S. hosted me at their home in CHARLESTON, SC.

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410 - Post #251: The Granary Hp- Granary0612.gif Blog- Granary0614.gif Granary0613.gif Mon. July 30, noon - Nelson & Julie H. hosted me for Lunch and conversation at The Granary Whole Foods, ORANGE PARK, FL (near Jacksonville).

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413 - Post #252: Attraction, Not Promotion Hp- JvilleB&B0617a.gif Blog- JvilleB&B0615.gif JvilleB&B0616a.gif Mon. July 30 - Victoria R-F hosted soup supper and conversation for nine at House on Cherry Street B&B, JACKSONVILLE, FL.

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416 - Post #253: Radical Gratitude Hp- Blog- Victoria R-F is a member of River Keepers. Her B&B is one of the last river homes in Jacksonville, where the lawn goes right down to the river. It's registered as a Quiet Garden.

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419 - Post #254: College Student Budget Hp- PUC0619b.gif Blog- PUC0623.gif PUC0622.gif PUC0621.gif - no PUC0618.gif PUC0620a.gif Tues, July 31, 6:30 p.m. - Bruce C. hosted supper and conversation for eight at Presbyterian University Center, TALLAHASEE, FL.

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422 - Post #255: Hunger Banquet Hp- Orlando0629a.gif Blog- Orlando0626.gif Orlando0625.gif Orlando0630.gif Orlando0629.gif Orlando0631.gif Orlando0624.gif Orlando0628.gif Orlando0627.gif Wed. Aug. 1, noon - Stephanie B. hosted lunch and conversation for 25 at the Diocese of Orlando, ORLANDO.

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425 - Post #256: Bless Someone Else Hp- OrlandoUMC0636.gif Blog- OrlandoUMC0635.gif OrlandoUMC0634.gif OrlandoUMC0632.gif OrlandoUMC0636.gif Wed. Aug 1, 6 p.m. - Sue C. hosted a potluck supper and program for 47 at First United Methodist Church of Downtown ORLANDO, FL.

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428 - Post #257: Urban Cafe Court Hp- Maitland0638a.gif Blog- Maitland0639.gif Maitland0638.gif Maitland0640.gif Maitland0637b.gif Thur., Aug. 2, 6 p.m. - Steven B. of Spirit of Joy Lutheran hosted supper and conversation, for seven in ORLANDO, FL.

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501 - Post #258: St. Columbkille Hp- FtMyers0646.gif Blog- FtMyers0641.gif FtMyers0642.gif FtMyers0644.gif FtMyers0645.gif FtMyers0643b.gif FtMyers0643a.gif Fri. Aug 3, 6 p.m. - Chris M. and Mary H. hosted supper and conversation for 27 at St. Columbkille Church, FORT MYERS, FL.

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504 - Post #259: Sustainable Sarasota Hp- Sarasota0650.gif Blog- Sarasota0647.gif Sarasota0650.gif Sarasota0648.gif Sat. Aug. 4 - Jodi J., director of Sustainable Sarasota, hosted brunch and conversation for five in SARASOTA. FL.

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507 - Post #260: Garage Sale Christmas Hp- Seminole0656.gif Blog- Seminole0656.gif Seminole0654.gif Seminole0653.gif Seminole0652a.gif Seminole0652b.gif Sat. Aug. 4, 6 p.m. - Marci M. and Pam W. hosted supper and conversation for 22 at Chapel on the Hill United Church of Christ, SEMINOLE, FL

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510 - Post #261: Techno Misery Hp- SpringLake0659a.gif Blog- SpringLake0659.gif Sun., Aug. 5. - Pastor Todd S. hosted me at three morning services of 250+ and a discussion group of six at Spring Lake United Methodist, BROOKSVILLE, FL (near Tampa).

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513 - Post #262: Adopt-a-minefield Hp- Atlanta0660.gif Blog- Atlanta0660.gif Atlanta0664.gif Atlanta0662.gif Atlanta0661.gif Mon., Aug. 6, 7:30 a.m. - Truman and Joan M. hosted a breakfast and conversation for 17 at Central United Church of Christ, ATLANTA, GA.

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516 - Post #263: Both Fruit and Seed Hp- CBF0669.gif Blog- CBF0667.gif CBF0669.gif Mon., Aug. 6, 11:30-1 p.m - Bo P. hosted a luncheon conversation with Resource Associate Rick B. at Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, ATLANTA, GA.

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519 - Post #264: 12 Items of Clothing Hp- PeachTree0671b.gif Blog- PeachTree0677.gif PeachTree0670.gif PeachTree0676.gif PeachTree0675.gif Peachtree0672.gif PeachTree0671.gif PeachTree0673.gif Mon., Aug. 6, 6 p.m. - Steve V. hosted a potluck supper and conversation for 30 mostly young adults at Peachtree Baptist Church, ATLANTA, GA. Peachtree is a teaching parish for Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

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522 - Post #265: Mail Order Drugs Hp- Blog- Aug. 7, Tues., 7:30 a.m. - Don C. hosted a breakfast and conversation for 35 senior citizens at Cumberland Countians for Peace & Justice and Network for Environmental & Economic Responsibility (NEER) at Community House, PLEASANT HILL, TN.

* * * 525 - Post #266: Bat Sanctuary Hp- CaveCity0679.gif Blog- CaveCity0680.gif CaveCity0678.gif CaveCity0679.gif Aug. 7, Tues., noon - Pastor Donna A. hosted a lunch and conversation for 15 at Cave City / Highland United Methodist Churches, CAVE CITY, KY.

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528 - Post #267: Balancing Stress and Convenience Hp- Lville0684.gif Blog- Lville0682.gif Lville0683.gif Lville0684.gif Aug. 7, Tues., 7:15 p.m. - Rev. John H. hosted a gathering for four young adults at Christ Church United Methodist, LOUISVILLE, KY.

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531 - Post #268: CTS Hp-Zville0695.gif Blog- CTS0687.gif CTS0685.gif Wed., Aug. 8, a.m. - Art V. showed me Christian Theological Seminary, INDIANAPOLIS, and introduced me to some key people.

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603 - Post #269: Earth Charter Indiana Hp- DOC0689.gif Blog- DOC0692.gif DOC0688.gif DOC0689.gif DOC0694.gif DOC0693.gif DOC0691.gif DOC0690.gif Wed., Aug. 8, noon - Linda W. hosted a lunch gathering for 25 at Disciples Center, INDIANAPOLIS, IN.

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606 - Post #270: 70 Reasons Hp- Zville0704a.gif Blog- Zville0704.gif Zville0702.gif Zville0701.gif Zville0699.gif Zville0698.gif Zville0697.gif Zville0696.gif Zville0695.gif Zville0700a.gif Zville0700b.gif Wed. Aug. 8, time TBA - Pastor Bill M. hosted a supper gathering for 25 at Zionsville Christian Church, ZIONSVILLE, IN.

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609 - Post #271: Visiting Cuba Hp- Carmel0705a.gif Blog- Carmel0705.gif Carmel0711.gif Carmel0706.gif Carmel0709.gif Carmel0710.gif Carmel0708.gif Carmel0707a.gif Thur. Aug. 9, 9:30 a.m. - Kent N. hosted a mid-morning conversation for 20 at St Peter's United Church of Christ, CARMEL, IN.

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612 - Post #272: The Abbey Hp- Indy0715.gif Blog- Indy0715.gif Indy0714.gif Indy0713.gif Thur. Aug. 9, noon - Greg B. hosted a lunch talk for five at The Abbey coffee shop, INDIANAPOLIS.

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Post #273: Cool Congregations

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Wisconsin Tour [summary]

Thur., Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. - Bobbi G. hosted an evening gathering for 60 at Sinsinawa Mound Center, SINSINAWA, WI.

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618 - Post #274: Enact Teams Hp- Madison0723.gif Blog- Madison0723.gif Madison0724.gif Fri., Sept. 7, noon - Barbie P. hosted a lunch for 15 at St. John's Lutheran Church, MADISON, WI.

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Fri., Sept. 7, 6 p.m. - Ashley and Laura N.-O. hosted at supper for six in LODI, WI.

* * * 624 - Post #276: Bob Fest Hp- BobFest0731a.gif - prep Blog- BobFest0730.gif BobFest0731.gif Sat., Sept. 8, 8-5 - I met many wonderful folks at our booth at the "Bob Fest" or "Fighting Bob Festival," an annual event in BARABOO (always Saturday after Labor Day), named for "Fighting Bob La Follett," a populist governor of Wisconsin. In addition to progressive speakers all day, dozens of exhibitors network with folks from 8-5.
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627 - Post #277: Farm Aid Corruption Hp- Portage073?.gif prep? Blog- Portage0737.gif Portage0739.gif Portage0738.gif Portage0736.gif Sun., Sept. 9 - Fr. James M. hosted coffee and conversation for 20 after 9:30 and 10:45 mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church, PORTAGE, WI.

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630 - Post #278: Don't Make Me Amish! Hp- Wausau0746a.gif prep? Blog- Wausau0747.gif Wausau0746.gif Wausau0745.gif Wausau0744.gif Wausau0743.gif Wausau0742.gif Wausau0741.gif Wausau0740a.gif Sun., Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m.- Mary Ann D. hosted evening coffee and conversation for 40 at First United Methodist Church, WAUSAU, WI.

* * * 703 - Post #279: New Baby Casserole Shower Hp- StevensPt0750a.gif prep? Blog- StevensPt0748.gif StevensPt0748a.gif StevensPt0749.gif StevensPt0750.gif Mon., Sept. 10, noon - Susan G. Z. hosted a lunch for 15 at Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church, STEVENS POINT, WI, on the theme "Simple Living and Celebrations," co-sponsored by ICE (Interfaith Community for the Earth made up of 14 groups) and SACS Sustainable Agriculture in Communities Society. SACS manages large organic garfdens.

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706 - Post #280: Bottom Feeder Consumer Hp- StevensPt0755a.gif prep? StevensPt0756a.gif prep? Blog- StevensPt0753.gif StevensPt0754.gif StevensPt0755.gif StevensPt0756.gif StevensPt0757.gif StevensPt0757a.gif Mon., Sept. 10, 6 p.m. - Susan G. Z. hosted a supper gathering for 25 at Frame Memorial Presbyterian Church, STEVENS POINT, WI, on the theme "Creating a Sustainable Life: Avoiding the Consumerism and Debt Spiral."

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709 - Post #281: Guilt Monger Hp-Appleton0762.gif Blog- Appleton0759.gif Appleton0760.gif Appleton0761.gif Appleton0762.gif Tues., Sept. 11, 6:30 a.m. Housing Monday, Beth and John Lipinski. - Denise V.-H. hosted a breakfast and conversation for 20 at Memorial Presbyterian Church, APPLETON, WI.

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712 - Post #282: Appealing to Hippies Hp- Appleton0764.gif Blog- Appleton0763.gif Appleton0764.gif Tues., Sept. 11, noon - Nancy S. hosted a gathering for four at a restaurant in APPLETON, WI. Nancy, Lynn and Pastor Jim from the new Living Waters Community Lutheran in Waupaca, WI, are appealing to folks who do not feel comfortable in other traditional church settings (hippies). They work with People for Peace and Mission and Values Network (which this year is focusing on justice). * * * 715

Post #283: School Scrap Paper Competition Hp- DuPere0765a.gif prep? DuPere0768a.gif prep? Blog- DuPere0765.gif DuPere0766.gif DuPere0768.gif DuPere0769.gif DuPere0770.gif Tues., Sept. 11, 7 p.m. - Carrie M. from Our Lady of Lourdes hosted a gathering for 20 mostly young adults at Nicky's Lionhead Tavern, DE PERE, WI (near Green Bay).

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718 - Post #284: Kitchen Play Days Hp- RiverFalls0774a.gif prep? RiverFalls0778a.gif prep? Blog- RiverFalls0771.gif RiverFalls0772.gif RiverFalls0773.gif RiverFalls0774.gif RiverFalls0775.gif RiverFalls0776.gif RiverFalls0777.gif RiverFalls0778.gif Wed., Sept. 12, noon - Pastor Susan S.-A. and Pastor Chris J. sponsored a lunch and conversation for 30 at River Falls United Church of Christ, RIVER FALLS, WI.

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721 - Post #285: The Hospitality Place Revisited Hp- CirclePines0780.gif Blog- CirclePines0779.gif CirclePines0780.gif CirclePines0781.gif CirclePines0781a.gif Wed., Sept. 12 - John and Eleanor Y. and Pastor Steve S. of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, hosted a supper and conversation for ten at The Hospitality Place, CIRCLE PINES, MN (north of Twin Cities).

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724 - Post #286: The Red Rooster Hp- Aberdeen0784a.gif prep? Aberdeen0786a.gif prep? Blog- Aberdeen0783.gif Aberdeen0784.gif Aberdeen0786.gif Thur., Sept. 13, 6 p.m. - Mary H. hosted a supper and conversation at North Highland United Methodist Church, ABERDEEN, SD.

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727 - Post #287: Shooting a DVD Hp- Mayflower0789a.gif prep? Mayflower0792.gif Blog- Mayflower0789.gif Mayflower0790.gif Mayflower0791.gif Mayflower0792.gif Mayflower0793.gif
Sunday Oct. 21st - We held our annual local volunteer recognition event for 20 at Mayflower Congregational Church in Sioux City. We used the opportunity record my tour talk "Simple Living Struggles and Solution" to make a DVD.
About the same time we held a DVD Release Party for "$imply Enough: Straight Taslk from Tony Campolo & Shane Claiborne on Simple, Just Living" to honor the producer Pete I. and the graphic artist Jeff G., both of whom donated many hours to the project.

Next time: ??

Last time: The Red Rooster

Why this blog? Visit post #1.

Simple Livers need to support each other, even if theyre far apart. If you want to be in touch with some of the folks Im introducing here, let me know and Ill forward your message to them.

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Faces of Simpler Living BLOG Year 1

Hello! Welcome #1-3
Des Moines-Chicago #4-5
Sioux Falls #6-7
Twin Cities #8-20
California 1 #21-26
North Carolina #27-55

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Alternatives BLOG - July, 2006 [Admin. notes at bottom] BODY 2006 March


0317 Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: same Body caption: Body text:

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Faithful volunteers at the dome, Nan and Erin

0323 Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text:

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0326 Home photo: Dick K. (from board photo) Body photo: Dick K. (board photo) Body caption: IDs. Dick K. served on Alternatives’ board for six years, the last couple as chair. Body text:

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0329 Home photo: Peter Body photo: Collage of Peter Body caption: Body text:

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Alternatives BLOG April, 2006 0401 Home photo: Elysha surprised Body photo: Elysha Body caption: Body text:

Sioux Falls Mini-Tour

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0404 Home photo: Bread for the World partial logo Body photo: Bread full logo Body caption: Body text:

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Twin Cities Tour

0407 Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text:

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0410 Home photo: Chris & Sean Body photo: Theology Pub Body caption: Body text:

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0413 Home photo: Chris & Sean Body photo: Theology Pub Body caption: Body text:

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Some of the Spirit Garage Theology Pubsters

0416 Home photo: Sean Body photo: same Body caption: Alternatives needs more young adult leadership. Body text:

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0419 Home photo: John & Eleanor 1 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text:

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0419 Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text:

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Making the Rounds


0420 Home photo: John & Eleanor 2 Body photo: Twin Pines Group Body caption: Body text:

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0423 Home photo: John & Eleanor shot 2 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text:

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0426 Home photo: LeahW Body photo: same Body caption: Body text:

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Leah W. and Megan, members of Alternatives’ board, Reaching Out to Young Adults.

0429 May 2, 2006 0502==>"School Sisters of Notre Dame" Home photo: Sharene203 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text:

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0505==>"Healthy Role Model" Home photo: YackelBike104 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text: May 5th, 2006

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0508==>" Working Where We Are" Home photo: BobY203 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text: May 8th, 2006

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051106==>"Continuing Ed" Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text:

Continuing Ed

POST #20

Some things I learned on the Twin Cities trip:


California 1 Tour

0514==>"Friends in Sacramento" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text: May 14th, 2006

POST #21

Friends in Sacramento


0517==>"Meeting Mike" Home photo: Ferrick105 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text: May 17th, 2006

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0520==>"Talking to Relatives" Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text: May 20th, 2006

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Talking to Relatives

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0523==>"Family Funeral" Home photo: Elysha201 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text: May 23rd, 2006

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0526==>"Getting Help" Home photo: GregH203 Body photo: same Body caption: Body text: May 26th, 2006

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052906==>" Helpful Ideas" Home photo: Stewart106 Body photo: Stewart106 and Stewart107 Body caption: Sharon finds simpler living both serious and enjoyable. Body text:

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Helpful Ideas


0601==>"More Helpful Ideas" Home photo: Stewart107 Body photo: Stewart106 and 107 Body caption: June 1st, 2006

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Sharon finds simpler living both serious

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and enjoyable.


North Carolina Tour

604==>"Off to North Carolina", June 4th, 2006, Home photo: Rita122 Body photo: same Body caption:

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My spouse Rita loves plants. Here we are at the gardens at Duke University, Raleigh, NC.

607==>"BIG Catholic Parish", June 7th, 2006 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none Body text:

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BIG Catholic Parish


610==>"Sandy & Friends", June 10th, 2006 Home photo: Raleigh117 Body photo:

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Dennis, Dean, Sandy and Sheila

613==>"Cat Ideas", June 13th, 2006, Home photo: Cat120 Body photo: Raleigh120 Body caption:

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Great ideas! (from left) Cathy, Cat, Douglas, Rita, Dennis, Dean, Sandy, Sheila at a delicious vegetarian potluck super in Raleigh, NC.

616==>"A New Lifer", June 16th, 2006, Home photo: Mayberry137 Body photo: same Body caption:

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Steve with Misty Rose

619==>"Eager to Help" June 19th, 2006, Home photo: GI head shot Body photo: none Body caption: none

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Eager to Help


622==>"Meditation and Simple Living", June 22nd, 2006, Home photo: Mayberry137 Body photo: same Body caption:

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Steve with Misty Rose

0625==>, June 25th, 2006 Home photo: Jim124 Body photo: Duke124 Body caption:

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628==>"Jesuit Volunteer Corps", June 28, 2006, Home photo: Uwe124 Body photo: Duke125 Body caption:

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Eric, Uwe, Ginger and Jim at Duke
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Eric, Uwe, Ginger and Jim at Duke in a happy mood

0701==>"Discussion at Duke" Home photo: Ginger (home page caption: Ginger) July 1st, 2006

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Eric
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Uwe

0704==>"Greensboro" Home photo: July 4th, 2006

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0707==>"Boone" Home photo: Josiah127 July 7th, 2006

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Josiah and Josh

071006==>"Interdependence Day" Home photo: Josh127

POST #39

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Jim and Mark, Josiah and Josh share a light moment in Boone, NC.

Interdependence Day


0713==>"At Katerinas Place" Home photo: Katerina July 13th, 2006

POST #40

Katerina
Katerina had more books in Alternatives catalog than any other author.

0716==>"Young Family Issues" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none July 16th, 2006

POST #41

Young Family Issues


0719==>"Charlotte" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none July 19th, 2006

POST #42

Charlotte


0722==>"Activist" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none July 22nd, 2006

POST #43

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0725==>"Lincolnton VBS" Home photo: Joy & David129 July 25th, 2006

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Joy & David

0728==>"More Lincolnton VBS" Home photo: Tim & Ann131 home page caption: Tim and Ann July 28th, 2006

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Tim & Ann
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0731==>"Montreat" Home photo: Montreat133 July 31st, 2006

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Jim at Montreat in Asheville, NC

August 2006 BLOG 0803 ==>"GUEST: Rachels Personal Thoughts" Home photo: RachelG0239 Body photo: same Body caption: New Alternatives board member Rachel shares some personal thoughts. August 3rd, 2006

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080606==>"Lake Junaluska, NC" Home photo: LakeJunaluska134 Body photo: same Body caption: Loy and Karen at the Good Word Resource Center August 6th, 2006

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0809 ==>"Asheville" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none August 9th, 2006

POST #49

Asheville


0812 ==>"Jayne and LeGrand" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none August 12th, 2006

POST #50

Jayne and LeGrand


0815 ==>"Living Off the Grid" Home photo: BlackMt135 Body photo: same Body caption: Susan and Kim live off the grid on the side of a beautiful mountain. August 15th, 2006

POST #51

BlackMt


0818 ==>"Asheville Again" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none August 18, 2006

POST #52

Asheville Again


0821 ==>"Youth Guru" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none August 21st, 2006

POST #53

Lake Junaluska Youth Guru


0824==>"Loaves & Fishes Alternative Gift Market" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none August 24th, 2006

POST #54

Loaves & Fishes Alternative Gift Market


0827 ==>"International YMCA Service" Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none August 27th, 2006

POST #55

International YMCA Service


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Faces of Simple Living BLOG Year 1.5

California 2 #56-72
Colorado #73-82
Kansas City #83-87
Chicago-MI-OH #88-106
St. Louis-Sn IL #107-119
Omaha/Lincoln #120-124

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California Tour 2


0830 ==>"Deliberate conservation in the suburbs" Home photo: San Jose139 Body photo: same Body caption: August 30th, 2006

POST #55

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COMING UP: Urban Observations, Simple Living Athlete, Raising Chickens in the City, Bay Area Simplicity Circles, Presbyterian Hippies, Church near Stanford, Christian Ed workshop, Life in the Valley, Living Communally, Friends in Fresno


0902 Home photo: Karin0138 Body photo: same Body caption: Karin M. at St. Pauls September 2, 2006

POST #56

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Karin M. at St. Paul

0905 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none September 5th, 2006

POST #57

Simple Living Athlete


0908 Home photo: Sheila0142 Body photo: Paul&Ann0141 Body caption: Paul and Ann in Alameda September 8th, 2006

POST #58

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Sheila, Paul and Ann in Alameda

0911

Home photo: Anna&Bob0143 Body photo: same Body caption: Anna Maria and Bob September 11th, 2006

POST #59

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0914

Home photo: Fremont0144 Body photo: same Body caption: Mike and Patty September 14th, 2006

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Mike and Patty with friend Maisha

0917 Home photo: Ladera0146 Body photo: same Body caption: Donna at Ladera September 17th, 2006

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Donna at Ladera

0920 Home photo: Ladera0146 Body photo: none Body caption: none September 20th, 2006

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0923 Home photo: Valley0147 Body photo: same Body caption: Al & Roxanna September 23rd, 2006

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0926 Home photo: Commune0148 Body photo: same Body caption: Gretchen and Joe live communally with some of their children and grandchildren. September 26th, 2006

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Gretchen and Joe live communally with some of their children and grandchildren.

0929 Home photo: Friesen0149 Body photo: same Body caption: Stan and Delores September 29th, 2006

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Stan and Delores

1002 Home photo: Haynes0150 Body photo: same Body caption: October 2nd, 2006

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Gerald is an 80-year-old activist.

1005 Home photo: Building the L Body photo: Running Free Body caption: Using The Good Life curriculum for a family event. October 5th, 2006

POST #67

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Using The Good Life curriculum for a family event.

1008 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none October 8th, 2006

POST #68

Women’s Christian Temperance Union


1011 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: Spirit of Simplicity October 11th, 2006

POST #69

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Spirit of Simplicity

1014 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none October 14th, 2006

POST #70

Disneyland Mentality


1017 Home photo: GJohnson Body photo: same Body caption: George in Tiajuana October 17th, 2006

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George in Tiajuana

1020 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none October 20th, 2006

POST #72

Ecumenical Home Church


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Colorado Tour

1023 Home photo: Mel-65 Body photo: Mel-&-Rosie-65 Body caption: October 23rd, 2006

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Rosie honors Mel for his service on Alternatives’ board.

1026 Home photo: Ron154 Body photo: same Body caption: October 26th, 2006

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1029 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: October 29th, 2006

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The Simplicity Forum meets annually here in Estes Park, Colorado.

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COMING UP

POST #76

Eco-Justice Ministries

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Prospects at Iliff

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Leadville, Colorado

POST #79

Leadville Talk

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Yoga in Vail

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Scottsbluff

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Columbus

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KC report

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KC Thanks

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Meeting the Conscience in Independence

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Guests at First Plymouth UCC

1104 November 4th, 2006 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

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Prospects at Iliff


1107 Home photo: Leadville159a Body photo: Leadville159 Body caption: hosts George, Ali and Amy among friends November 7th, 2006

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hosts George, Ali and Amy among friends

1110

Home photo: Leadville159a Body photo: Leadville160 Body caption: Hosts George, Ali and Amy among friends November 10th, 2006

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Hosts George, Ali and Amy among friends

1113 Home photo: Vail161a Body photo: Vail161 Body caption: Ruth, Kim and Carl November 13th, 2006

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Ruth, Kim and Carl

1116 Home photo: Scottsbluff162a Body photo: Scottsbluff162 & 163 Body caption: Big welcome at Scottsbluff November 16th, 2006

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Rae W., host and hymnist
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Guests
Big welcome at Scottsblff

1119 Home photo: ColumbusNE164 Body photo: same Body caption: Ann and Molly November 19th, 2006

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Ann and Molly

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Kansas City Tour

1122 Home photo: KC166 Body photo: KC165 Body caption: Host Aneita R. November 22nd, 2006

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Host Aneita R. with UMW Members

1125 Home photo: KC166 Body photo: KC165 Body caption: Host Aneita R. November 25th, 2006

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Host Aneita R.

1128 Home photo: JeffersonMO168a Body photo: JeffersonMO168 Body caption: Holly, Wayne, Sharon and Peggy November 28th, 2006

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Holly, Wayne, Sharon and Peggy

COMING

POST #86

Go Forward

POST #87

A Good Life Without All the Things That Can Be Lost So Easily

POST #88

ELCA Simplicity Consultation

POST #89

All Things Are Connected

POST #90

Renees

POST #91

Talk at Renees

POST #92

Web of Creation

POST #93

Jubilee Economic Ministries

POST #94

JEM Talk

POST #95

Remodeling is a good time to downsize.

POST #96

An Exhilarating Visit at the CRC

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1201 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: December 1st, 2006

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Mary Ann in Columbia, MO

1204 December 4th, 2006 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption:

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Member Sharon T.

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Chicago-Michigan Tour

1207 Home photo: ELCA174 Body photo: ELCA172 & 173 Body caption: December 7th, 2006

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Deep thinkers at the ELCA Simplicity Consultation

1210 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none December 10th, 2006

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All Things Are Connected


1213 Home photo: Renee175 Body photo: same Body caption: December 13th, 2006

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Renee and Shamus

1216 Home photo: Renee175 Body photo: same Body caption: December 16th, 2006

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Renee and Shamus

1219 Home photo: Web of Creation (icon) Body photo: Web of Creation (logo) Body caption: none December 19th, 2006

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Web of Creation


1222 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: December 22nd, 2006

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Jubilee Economic Ministries produces Portfolio Prophets.

1225 Home photo: Portfolio Prophets Body photo: same Body caption: December 25th, 2006

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JEM Talk


1228 Home photo: Holland Body photo: same Body caption: December 28th, 2006

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Marjorie at her piano

1231 Home photo: Jason Body photo: Jason Body caption: December 31st, 2006

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Jason, board member representing the Christian Reformed Church

COMING

POST #97

Focus Group at Calvin College

POST #98

Advise from CROP

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Kim, Barb, Amy & Drew

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St. Michaels Mall

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Trash Walk

POST #102

Saying What Denominations Cannot

POST #103

Ellens Odyssey

POST #104

Dr. W., Master of IFIs

POST #105

Ministry of Money

POST #106

Mentoring for the Third Quarter of Life


0103 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: January 3rd, 2007

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Jason at Calvin College

0106 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: Deb January 6th, 2007

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Deb

0109 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none January 9th, 2007

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Kim, Barb, Amy & Drew


0112 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none January 12th, 2007

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St. Michaels Mall


0115 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: Gretchen January 15th, 2007

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Gretchen
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Chris

0118 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: . January 18th, 2007

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Vern and Doris Ann with favorite car

0121 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none January 21st, 2007

POST #103

Ellen’s Odyssey


0124 January 24th, 2007 Home photo: Webster1 Body photo: same Body caption: Dr. W.

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Dr. W.

0127 Home photo: Hadley184 Body photo: same Body caption: Bob January 27th, 2007

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Bob

0130 Home photo: LeahT185 Body photo: Haid186 Body caption: January 30th, 2007

POST #106

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Dick & Leslie H.

February, 2007 BLOG - every 3 days

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St. Louis Area Tour

0202 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: none February 2nd, 2007

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Cedar Rapids Peace Center


0205 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: none February 5th, 2007

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Talk at Cedar Rapids Peace Center


0208 Home photo: none Body photo: Body caption: February 8th, 2007

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The alternative Christmas Fair at First Presbyterian, Kirkwood, MO

0211 Home photo: Dodge188 Body photo: Dodge187 Body caption: February 11th, 2007

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Delwin, Karen, Brenton, Linda and Sima

0214 Home photo: McCabe189 Body photo: same Body caption: Myles February 14th, 2007

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Myles

0217 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: February 17th, 2007

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Kids Creating Circles of Peace

022007 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

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World Relief


022307 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

POST #114

Blue Christmas


0226 Home photo: Ella190 Body photo: same Body caption: February 26th, 2007

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Ella reads to her nephews children at Christmas.

0301 Home photo: Feed My People Body photo: same Body caption: March 1st, 2007

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Feed-My-People.org

0304 Home photo: Zen192 Body photo: same Body caption: March 4th, 2007

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Clare and Michael in their organic garden

0307 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: Mary Jean March 7th, 2007

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Mary Jean

0310 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none March 10th, 2007

POST #119

Kres & Co.


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Omaha-Lincoln Mini-Tour

0313 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: March 13th, 2007

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Books, Hospitality & Holy Hardware

031607 Home photo: Soul Desires0194a Body photo: Soul Desires194 Body caption: Sue, Carol, Julia and Susan meet at Soul Desires Books, Hospitality and Holy Hardware -- in Old Market, Omaha. Susan was elected by the membership to serve on Alternatives board of directors for two terms.

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Sue, Carol, Julia and Susan meet at Soul Desires Books, Hospitality and Holy Hardware -- in Old Market, Omaha. Susan was elected by the members to serve two terms on Alternatives' board of directors.

031907 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none

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Pop Money Would Educate an African


0322 Home photo: none Body photo: none March 22nd, 2007 Body caption: none

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Nebraska Peace Activists


0325 Home photo: none Body photo: none Body caption: none March 25th, 2007

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Doyle B.-W.

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Faces of Simpler Living BLOG Year 2

Sioux Falls #125-129
KS, OK, TX #130-158
Albuquerque #159-160

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Sioux Falls Mini-Tour

[March 21, 2006] 0328 March 28th, 2007 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption:

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Darrel and art

0331 Home photo: USFlogo Body photo: USFheads Body caption: March 31st, 2007

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Univ. Sioux Falls Campus Ministry

0403 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: April 3rd, 2007

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Randi & Nancy

0406 Home photo: Sara0209 Body photo: Augie0209 Body caption: April 6th, 2007

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Sara, Kari & Kristin

0409 April 9th, 2007 Home photo: CathyB0211 Body photo: same Body caption:

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Cathy B., South Dakota hunger activist

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Kansas-Oklahoma-Texas Tour

4/13/06, Th. 0412 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: April 12th, 2007

POST #130

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Trees for Life staff and volunteers

0415 Home photo: TreesBanner0221 Body photo: TreesRita0220 Body caption: April 15th, 2007

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Rita and the Executive Director

0418 Home photo: Body photo: same Body caption: April 18th, 2007

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Harriet and Stephan

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Volunteers at Trees for Life

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Peace Connections People

0427 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: April 27th, 2007

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Dorothy & Myrna

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Betty and John Paul


0503 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: May 3rd, 2007

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Guests at Betty and John Pauls Place

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Guests at Wesley Foundation, Fort Worth

0509 Home photo: Brian0241 Body photo: FtWorth0249 (2040?) Body caption: Guests at Wesley Foundation, Fort Worth May 9th, 2007

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Guests at Wesley Foundation, Fort Worth

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Gerald presents Katie a copy of Worship Alternatives.
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Guests at Baylor University, Waco, TX

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Rita at the Waco Art Center

0518 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: May 18th, 2007

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Host Skip
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Guests at Lake Shore Baptist, Waco, TX

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Bob D., editor of The Wittenburg Door, the world’s pretty much only religious satire magazine.

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Recycling Pie-in-the-Face Contest


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CHAOS


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Camp participant
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Joe & Chuck at camp
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Joe & Pam with their Prius hybrid

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Ray and Mary Gail

0605 Home photo: Houston0261 Body photo: same Body caption: Jim L. June 5th, 2007

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Jim L.

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Lutherans in Goliad

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Can Pastors Learn Simpler Living?


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Jim C., chaplain at St. Stephen’s School, Austin

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Karen

0620 Home photo: RobynR0268 Body photo: same Body caption: Robyn June 20th, 2007

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Robyn

0623 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: June 23rd, 2007

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The Breakfast Club

0626 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: June 26th, 2007

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Guests at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

0629 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: June 29th, 2007

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Some of the guests at King of Glory Lutheran, Dallas

0702 Home photo: Mady0276 Body photo: Body caption: July 2nd, 2007

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Mady & Myrna at Phillips, Tulsa

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Guests at Forest Park Christian Church, Tulsa

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0708 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: July 8, 2007

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Rita and Tom

0711 Home photo: Body photo: Body caption: July 11, 2007

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Elysha and Tom

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