Monthly Archives: December 2005

World of Haiku

(RETRO MONKEY EXHIBIT: This post was on my original site…when I was posting in HTML.) Main Entry: hai·ku Pronunciation: ‘hI-(“)kü Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural haiku Etymology: Japanese : an unrhymed verse form of Japanese origin having three lines containing … Continue reading

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Gummy Bears

(RETRO MONKEY EXHIBIT: This post was on my original site…when I was posting in HTML.) A story/song, written a stanza at a time, by emailing back and forth: Roger: Their magic And mystery Are part of their history Along with … Continue reading

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Welcome Back! What Did You Miss?

Here’s a quick list, with links, of what you missed while you weren’t reading The Monkey Exhibit this Christmas season. Naturally, I would suggest reading and commenting to your heart’s delight. The rest of the week will be Retro Monkey … Continue reading

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Loot 2005

Here’s the Christmas Wish list I gave out. The things crossed off are what I received. House 4 New Windows, 2 Bedroom and 2 Office, Dual Pane, Low-e, with storm windows New front storm door Insulation for garage Plywood sheets … Continue reading

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Does Santa Exist?

(This was read in church today, so I came home and searched for it online. I found it at Santa Clause.) 1) No known species of reindeer can fly. BUT there are 300,000 species of living organisms, which have yet … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The staff and mascots of The Monkey Exhibit want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and all the blessings that faith in Jesus brings. Don’t forget the reason for the holiday! May you celebrate the Savior’s birth more sincerely … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Blessings

Thank God for butter; Thank God for you. There, I said it. Now…moving on… I’ve (obviously) been thinking lately about blessings, be they little or big, that God has given me. Who knew I would think so much about butter … Continue reading

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Thoughts on You

Thank God for butter. I need to thank God for the smaller things in my life. I’m lucky if I remember to thank Him for the big things. I often thank Him for my wife and for such an enjoyable … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Butter

Thank God for butter. Do you ever just do that? God is deserving of praise just because butter exists. Isn’t butter a great thing? Bread and butter. Mmmmm. And it’s OK for my post-wisdom-teeth-extraction diet. Fresh bread isn’t that crumbly. … Continue reading

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Rafting

In September, I took on one of the many rites of manhood that I had thus far avoided; I went white water rafting. I’m a good swimmer, who doesn’t mind a thrill ride so it’s odd that I hadn’t gone … Continue reading

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Big Plans

So my two wisdom teeth came out Monday and now Friday is upon me. Friday. The day that I have big plans for my teeth. At 1:00 PM Krissy’s office is having a party at the Sea Dog restaurant. The … Continue reading

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Teeth Update

About eating: Eating solid food is strange. My jaw doesn’t open very wide and my teeth feel numb (like after novacaine…except it has been 24 hours now). Maybe it’s back to less solid food and some jaw stretching exercises. About … Continue reading

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And We’re Back!

Sorry for the little domain expiration. I’ll try to make sure that never happens again! Yesterday I had my two wisdom teeth out. It wasn’t quite as bad as I expected. I think the worst thing must have been having … Continue reading

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Customer Service Award

This season’s customer service award goes to Stormy Kromer Mercantile USA for the email response that was sent the moment my wife placed an order: Dear KRISTEN Just thought we would let you know that in just a few minutes, … Continue reading

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Broken Crown

Not my favorite poem, and not considered “finished”, though I haven’t been able to add to it the last couple times I tried. I do think the trailing off leaves the reader thinking, though, which I like. This, too, was … Continue reading

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