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Gone fischin’

Hikin’ to the top of a mountain Drinkin’ water from a cool, clear stream Watchin’ the sunset and talkin’ to God And knowin’ He loves me.                  from “Simple Pleasures” by John Fischer … Continue reading

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Drive-by

A funny thing happened on the way to the Catch this week. I was involved in a drive-by … birthday party! It was for our daughter-in-law who turned 40 this week. Unable to arrange for the big gathering he wanted … Continue reading

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Anna of Arendelle

A funny thing happened to me this time on the way to the Catch. I ran into Princess Anna of Arendelle. Not the animated version from the Disney movie, Frozen, but the real princess — the younger sister of Elsa, … Continue reading

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When eternity breaks in on us

It’s impossible to live near L.A. as someone who writes every day, and not write something about Kobe Bryant this morning. You would have to be an alien who just landed on this planet to not know what went on … Continue reading

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Two wills and a destiny

So I woke up in Phoenix this morning but there’s no baseball in sight, unless the Diamondbacks are home tonight.  But I wouldn’t know that because I am not here for baseball, I’m here for my son, Chandler. He has … Continue reading

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All the right stuff

For those of you who have been following our 19-year-old Chandler over the years, I have to tell you that he is doing well. In these last few months, he has taken incredible strides in the right direction. Just yesterday … Continue reading

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A smile that could light a candle

Marti heard about my day today and that I was just starting the Catch at 2pm and suggested I write about a “normal” day in the life of John. My plan was to be writing the Catch this morning at … Continue reading

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To you from Chandler

by Marti Fischer There are many amazing realities about our Catch community, but maybe for John and me, the most awesome thing has been the recent comments and encouragements that we have received daily over these past several weeks as … Continue reading

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