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Try Outs

May 7, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Try Outs – 5/7/21 Life has a way of revealing ourselves.  Events, chance encounters, long-term relationships all present opportunities along our way for self-reflection. 

In Search of Trilliums

May 3, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   In Search of Trilliums – 4/30/21 Two years ago, in the spring we had to search twice for trilliums.  Sometimes when you search you

Joyous Flight

April 23, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Joyous Flight – 4/23/21 Last year Michelle and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a trip to New Zeeland.  Although I tend to

The Perfect Storm

April 15, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   The Perfect Storm – 4/16/21 You can tell a lot about a culture in how language is used.  For example, the term “perfect storm”

Holding On

April 8, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Holding On – 4/9/21 The weather took a dramatic jump up this week with plenty of sunshine with warm and warming temps.  The trees

Neighbors

April 2, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Neighbors – 4/2/21 When I was young, I focused on the stories and I easily overlooked just how wrong Walt Disney was in terms

Island Living

March 25, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Island Living – 3/26/2021 When we first built our house back in 1991, we had a number of killdeer that hung around.  The killdeer

Just Passing Through

March 18, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   Just Passing Through – 3/19/2021 I was outside this week doing some serious puttering, puttering of course meaning “to occupy oneself in a manner

A Sled of My Own

March 11, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   A Sled of My Own – March 12, 2021 Since we didn’t have much of a winter around here this year – not complaining,

The Melding

March 5, 2021
Embers From the Fire A weekly blog by Deacon Dan Wagnitz for the Quad-Parish Community   The Melding – 3/5/21 The calendar says that the first day of spring is nearly three weeks away yet.  We fix those dates firmly