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11th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C

August 14, 2011

The Rev. Susan Sparks (ABCUSA)

It's about this time each year that Toby and I head up to our beautiful, little cabin in Chetek, Wisconsin.  Now to find Chetek, you just locate Madison, Wisconsin, on a map and go about two hundred miles north.  Every year on the first day of our visit, we have the same routine:  we make a huge breakfast, complete with cheese eggs--of course, it's Wisconsin, we have to--wild blueberry muffins and fried sunfish caught right off our dock. It's a wonderful tradition.  However, last year that tradition taught us a lesson we will never forget.

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