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Remembering Mrs. Long…

She died back in 1987. I didn't remember the date, but I looked it up and she passed away on December 11th. And I couldn't remember her birthday, either. So, I also looked that up and it was on February ...

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Laying Up…

A very dear friend of mine is celebrating his birthday today down in Florida where he lives with his wife and daughter. Mark is a terrific person. We have known each other for thirty years or so and met in ...

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Coasting Into Retirement…

Several years ago, I finished a large consulting job that had lasted almost four years. It ended three months ahead of schedule and at the time, while I was grateful for the work, I felt that things ended rather abruptly. ...

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Running with Stanley…

The last several posts I have written about speak to Janet's improved sight and her childlike wonder at how things have improved for her. Not that we don't deal with infirmities, but in general, life is pretty good. For the ...

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Seeing as a Child…

It's been really fun around here the last two weeks. Janet, after her first cataract surgery, couldn't believe how quickly her vision improved. And then, after her other eye was done last Friday, the world changed even more for her ...

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She Can See Clearly Now…

For the past several years, Janet has been told by our eye doctor that she will eventually need cataract surgery. There was no rush, but doc just wanted her to know that as people get older, it is not uncommon ...

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Two Score and One…

Today is a rather famous day in history. Babe Ruth retired on this date in 1935, Queen Elizabeth was crowned Queen of England in 1953, the Civil War ended in 1865, President Grover Cleveland married the daughter of his former ...

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The Power of Lightning…

Several days ago, on Monday evening to be specific, we were all celebrating Memorial Day at Kristin's house. We had finished working for the day, the weather had been good and we were enjoying a meal together as a family. ...

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TBTB Link Restored…

We have received word from many of you that the link for my post last evening, titled "Houses", was not working and that many people were unable to receive the post. While it does my heart good to know that ...

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Faith 7…

We are still in the time of year when we annually celebrate space accomplishments by the early American astronauts. As you already know, the seven Mercury astronauts were the first astronauts chosen for the U.S. space program after extensive physical, ...

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