11th Sunday after Pentecost - Year C
August 14, 2011
The Rev. Susan Sparks
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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The Rev. Dr. Lillian Daniel
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The Rev. James T. Moor
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The Rev. Dr. Guy Sayles
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