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January 16, 1966

My Dad's father passed away on January 13, 1966. I was twelve at the time, getting ready to turn 13 the following month. In a way, it was probably a merciful death. Grandpa suffered from Alzheimer's and had come to ...

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The New Grace Care Center…

Janet and I have attended our church for more than 20 years and one of the things that we have always liked about it is the fact that we are constantly challenged to be more engaged Christians. Of course, we ...

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The Aroma of Cranberry Bread…

Back when I was five or six years old, I started helping my mother in the kitchen each Christmas season as she set about making her "famous" cranberry bread. She made loaves and loaves - and almost everyone we knew ...

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Still a Servant…

We are getting close to the end of the year and for the last three years, I have been gradually reducing the work that I do with the thought that retirement is creeping up on me. I really don't think ...

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Your Roadmap for Life…

Today, December 12, 2019, our oldest grandson, Connor, turned eighteen. I can't say that I never thought that this day would come - it's something that we have been looking forward to since Connor was born. In fact, I remember ...

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The What-If Game…

Have you ever played the What-If game? You know the game - you think about something and before you know it, you are down some deep rabbit hole considering all kinds of alternatives and things that could happen to you. ...

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Tryptophan?

It's Thanksgiving Day, 2019. Andrew and I cooked one of our largest turkeys to date - 31# as it went into the oven this morning. This is the first Thanksgiving that all of our children have been present since Jill ...

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A Tech Sabbath…

We are in the middle of a series at church about how technology influences our lives - and how insidious it can be without us even being aware of how we are being impacted. Each week we have been challenged ...

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Snollygosters…

In this year of unbridled disagreement, bordering on hatred for each other, the Democrats and Republicans are both hurting their respective parties and their images with the general public across the country. And even though we can go back in ...

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Above and Beyond…

Last week, Janet and her sister, Debbie, flew to Williamsburg, VA to meet their youngest sister, Nancy, for a sister's week-end together. After a great time together, Janet and Deb were dropped off at the Richmond, VA airport for a ...

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