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Becoming One…

Saturday, Janet and I celebrate another milestone - 46 years of marriage. We are closing in the magic "50" but we aren't quite there yet. God willing, we will get there in several years... and then keep going for many, ...

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First Harvest…

One lonely tomato... yep, that's what it was... one lonely tomato. And after all the hard work of the summer. I have to admit that it was frustrating on one hand - yet intensely gratifying on the other hand. At ...

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I Love You From My Head TOMATOES…

Get it? How about, "My heart BEETS for you..."? If you guessed that these are signs in a vegetable garden, you are correct! I couldn't help but chuckle yesterday as I walked through a large garden that has been planted ...

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A New Year, in August…?

Almost all of us have come to think of the new year as starting on January 1st. After all, there is New Year's Eve the night before, the famous ball drop in Times Square, the Rose Bowl Parade, football games, ...

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Back on the Lake…

Until the home that we are in, Janet and I have never lived on a lake. To be perfectly blunt about it, one could argue that the body of water we live on now is a large pond - about ...

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Shedding a Little Tear…

As you may already know, Jill, who is our middle child, and her family are moving back to Indiana after more than 17 years in Oklahoma. While we have missed her terribly, we gave up long ago trying to convince ...

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The Lord’s Supper – on the Moon!

This week has been awash with facts about the Apollo 11 astronauts and their highly successful trip to the moon - as well as their safe return to the earth. Undoubtedly, however, many of you are tired of the newscasts ...

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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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