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My First Surgery

Well, today marks another anniversary in my life - and as the title of this blog implies, it was on this date, May 2nd, in 1979, that I had my first surgery - I was 26 and scared to death. ...

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Jill’s Home, Finally!

With all the ups and downs this week, you can imagine that Janet and I were excited that Jill was due to come back to Indiana today; for a visit until the middle of next week. It's no easy task ...

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The Royal Wedding

The news for the last several weeks has been filled with reports from England about the wedding of Prince William and Kate that occurred this morning in London. People have gone crazy wanting every last detail of the plans and ...

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Jesus Wept

I'm sitting here tonight, after midnight, and I am, as they say, dog tired. We spent the evening helping Kristin as she is recovering from her surgery earlier in the week, and then I started thinking about the funeral service ...

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They’re Always Children

The last several days have been filled with all kinds of emotions. There were many of them - the final days of Roger Johnson, finding out that Kristin needed surgery, the excitement of our daughter Jill and grandson Drew visiting ...

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Amazing Paul

I don't usually tell the end of the story first - but tonight I am going to. Because while the ending is sad, in quite another way, it was...... well, amazing! So here it is - I got the call at ...

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The High Chair

The clock just struck midnight - more correctly, all four of our clocks that chime just struck midnight. I just walked in from spending the evening with Arlene Johnson and my friend Roger, who entered St. Vincent hospice this afternoon. ...

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A Personal Easter

It's been a quiet day today, Easter 2011; Janet and I spent the day alone. Don't get me wrong - if you have followed this blog for any length of time, you know that we enjoy each other's company and ...

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Resurrection!

Well, the celebration is about to begin! God, in His infinite wisdom, devised Plan B, after the fall of Man in the Garden of Eden, to reunite with His people. And this could only be accomplished through the blood atonement ...

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Good Friday?

For many reasons, this has been a sad week -  the illness of Roger (see yesterday's post) and watching his family deal with the seemingly inevitable conclusion to a long fight with cancer; and then today, the father of Pam, ...

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