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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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The Falcon’s Eye…

Today, Janet and I had an incredible experience here at the Greenbrier. We did something that we have wanted to do for twenty years and just never took the time to do it - we took a class on birds ...

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An Unbelievable Work Ethic…

There's no doubt that Janet and I have both grown up with a degree of privilege. We grew up on the south side of Chicago, have lived in the western and northwestern suburbs there and then were fortunate enough to ...

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Once In a Lifetime…

The end of last month and September to date have been filled with anniversaries and remembrances of parents who are no longer with us. Janet and her sisters lost both their mother and father four years ago - and it ...

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