Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Ouch ...

I know I have been delinquent in posting. My family and I were in an auto accident at the end of July. Fortunately, my wife and two kids were unharmed. Sadly, I suffered some internal bleeding and a lacerated spleen. After being in the hospital for four days (with my spleen intact!), I was discharged and homebound for three weeks. While homebound, I was hoping to get some painting done. Unfortunately, other accident-related issues came up that completely took the wind out of my sails.                                                            

The last week of August brought teacher orientation. The first day of school followed the week following. It was a long end of Summer to say the least. But, again, I  remain so very thankful for the Lord's provision for me and my family during that time.

All of this being said, I did finish two small pieces and started another. I'll post them shortly. I wanted to simply put the word out that I did not drop off the face of the earth.

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