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The Ultimate Father…

This week-end we have been celebrating Father's Day. In church, we saw a video montage of father and their sons - from little guys with their twenty something fathers all the way up to elderly fathers and their middle aged ...

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Absent from the Body…

Dad died forty years ago yesterday, on June 2, 1978. It was a Friday and early that evening, Dad passed away. Janet and I weren't there yet. I had been to the office earlier in the afternoon and went home ...

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Remember…

It's Memorial Day, 2018 and before the beginning of the Indy 500 this morning, I was checking out Facebook and noticed a post about the real meaning of Memorial Day - to remember those folks who fought for our freedom ...

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The Wind in My Face…

I have been pretty much sequestered in our home for the past month or so. Yes, I have been to doctors and to physical therapy but, for the most part, that is it. I guess you could say that I ...

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Awash in Color…

Spring has been a little strange this year. It was unseasonably cold and then we had something of a warm spell, fooling us into thinking that spring had arrived. But... the cold re-appeared and some of the trees and shrubs ...

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A Different Perspective…

The days are starting to run together. My right leg is still immobile and I am tired of watching television and reading. Until today, the only outings I have had are visits to doctors to get updates on my post ...

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Honoring Our Mothers…

I don't think that there are any beings on earth who have had more influence on us than our mothers. For most of us, our mothers were the people who saw the best in us, were our encouragers and reinforced ...

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My Brother’s Keeper…

I am the oldest of three brothers. While I live here in Indiana, both of my siblings live near the Illinois River in towns southwest of Chicago. From my earliest recollections, my maternal grandfather trained me to be able to ...

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Yes…

So, after all the x-rays, MRI's, doctor's visits, transportation home and a whole lot of waiting, last Wednesday was the day that I was scheduled for surgery to repair my severed right quad tendon above my right knee. There was ...

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My Peace…

Normally, I write on Thursday evenings, but tonight I am writing early. That's because tomorrow morning I have an appointment at the hospital to have surgery for the purpose of repairing a severed quad tendon near my right knee. And ...

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