Lifting Kathy

Seven years of lifting Kathy from her wheelchair to her bed.  Every night the men of her neighborhood did this, with no end in sight.  It seemed like such a burden, but ... as time went on and their love for Kathy grew, they saw that their service to her healed their own souls. This video shows us Kathy, and the men who helped her.  It's humorous and it's heartwarming: Lifting Kathy
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Whale Ears

A while back I added some whale inner ear bones to my fossil collection.  When I first tell people what they are, I get a lot of incredulous looks.  Whales don’t have ears, right?  Well, actually they do (although it’s all internal).  In fact they have a wonderful sense of hearing even though it differs a little from ours. Let me sidetrack for a moment and tell a quick story that happened last week.  Natalia, my middle child, was worried about going back to school after the holiday ...
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Impossible Bottles

One of my many random hobbies is putting things into bottles.  I know, exciting isn’t it?  I think it’s a lot of fun to do and even more fun to look at the final product.  I have a couple of rules when making impossible bottles: 1) Everything has to go through the mouth of the bottle (no cheating and cutting the bottle) 2) Each item must contain what it is supposed to contain (e.g. the card boxes must contain cards) As you can imagine, each bottle takes quite a while...
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