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A Glorious Fourth

For some reason, I seem to mark the years of my life by the annual 4th of July celebrations. I really don't know why, but it is the case. And this week-end, and certainly today, are no exception. But this ...

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The Clipper Intrepid

With the flights to and from London during our recent vacation, and this being the week-end of July 4th, I have been thinking about the first time I flew to London, back on July 1, 1970. I was 17 and ...

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The Long Road Home

It's Thursday evening, and we have now been home two days. I think it has taken until now for me to be able to write about the end of our trip. But so many of you have been following my ...

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The Ink Spot

Well, today was our first day back in reality. Janet and I both awoke early (I think we are still on London time) and I started to think about all the errands I had scheduled for today. The cleaners, post ...

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A Constant Reminder

We finally got home from our fantastic trip; this afternoon. We were supposed to get home yesterday, but after arriving at JFK late yesterday afternoon, our flight to Indy was cancelled as we were getting ready to board. To make ...

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Happy Birthday, Kristin!

Last Saturday, our oldest daughter Kristin celebrated her 36th birthday. It hardly seems possible that this life changing event occurred to Janet and me so long ago. I remember it like it was yesterday. And to think about the journey ...

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Open to All

On Friday afternoon, we set out for St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin. It is not nearly as grand as some of the other cathedrals in the British Isles, but you can tell that it is very special to the people ...

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The Road from Grey Abbey

Today we visited Belfast, Ireland; which was one of the stops that Janet has really been excited about. That's because her paternal grandfather came from Belfast, and as I said last evening, nobody from the family has been to see ...

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It’s All In the Family

We're on our way to Belfast - and Janet is pretty excited about it. That's because her family is from the British Isles, and her dad's side of the family is from Belfast. Nobody else in the family has made ...

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And Lead Us Not Into Testing?

Summer is here - literally. It arrived at today 1:16 pm eastern time, which was 6:16 pm here in Scotland. I really did not realize that we were already this late in June, but that is one of the pitfalls ...

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