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Not a Creature was Stirring…

It's Christmas Eve night - and getting late. It's snowing lightly outside and traffic is sparse. Little ones are awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus and countless homes throughout the world have set out cookies and milk to give Santa ...

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“The Work of Christmas”

Most of us are deep in the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas. We are purchasing presents for loved ones, visiting the grocery store for supplies to prepare the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals - and making arrangements ...

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Counting to Three…

We are getting to that time of year, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, when our three children will have more time together as Jill visits us from Oklahoma. Kristin and Andrew are already local so our entire nuclear family will be ...

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The Super Grand Illumination!

Tonight, here in Williamsburg, Janet and I fulfilled one of the items on our bucket list. In fact, I wrote about this two years ago this week - we hoped that one day we would be able to witness, here ...

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Somewhere, Over the Rainbow…

Last week, two of our grandsons had parts in the local middle school rendition of "The Wizard of Oz". Of Kristin's three sons, Carter, the middle boy, is theatrical and really enjoys participating in the school shows each year. In ...

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Clout…

We celebrated our grandson Cooper's birthday Tuesday evening (Happy Birthday, Cooper!) and were having a wonderful time when the topic of "clout" came up. Apparently, our oldest grandson, Connor, was researching the topic in advance of discussing it on his ...

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Spiritualists, Mediums and Witches…

We are at that time of year when many people turn their thoughts to Halloween and all that the holiday entails. Earlier today, Janet and I helped out at a "trunk or treat" event at the church where our daughter, ...

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Scams and Deceptions…

There is a new phone scam making the rounds. And to be sure, until last evening I didn't know anything about it. But I had to learn quickly and get up to speed because I almost got caught in it. ...

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Pumpkin Money…

It't no secret. Those of you who know me well realize that fall is my favorite time of year. Summer is second, but fall is by far and away my favorite season. By the way, in case you are interested, ...

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Into Fall…

The last several months have been a little unusual for this time of year. August was cooler than usual and now September has gone from hot to chilly all in the same month. As we travelled east during this month, ...

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