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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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Old Friends…

With my inevitable move toward retirement, I find that I have more time to do the things that I enjoy rather than having to dedicate so much of the day to work. But don't get me wrong - I don't ...

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Fear on May 2nd…

Forty years ago today, I had my tonsils out under a local anesthetic at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL. I had been suffering from severe throat infections and had been treated with penicillin for many months. Finally, it ...

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A Thorn in My Flesh…

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, April 23rd, I celebrated my first anniversary since I ruptured my right quad tendon while I was on a business trip southwest of Chicago. My brother, Doug, and I were helping our youngest brother, Ken, ...

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Fire!

You may have already guessed that tonight's post is about the horrific fire that almost destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris earlier this week. This iconic building was constructed over a period of approximately two hundred years and parts of ...

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