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Hardly Peaceful…

Just last week, I remarked how much I was looking forward to a peaceful, restful Christmas season following the celebration of Thanksgiving last Thursday. However, since then, I have had an unbelievably hectic calendar. Normally, Janet and I wait until ...

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Being Thankful…

Today's the day - Thanksgiving, 2016. The day that we pause and take a moment to give thanks for all the blessings that we have had this past year. It's difficult to believe that another year is almost in the ...

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The Apprentice…

No, I'm not writing about Donald Trump, his reality TV show, or politics. Rather, tonight's post is about a personal story that goes back almost as long as I have been alive. You see, this is the time of year that ...

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Moon Bright…

This week, the news has been full of feature stories on the brightest full moon that we have had in the last 68 years - and the fact that the next one won't happen for another 18 years. While it ...

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Name Calling…

So the elections are over and most of us would agree that the presidential campaign was one of the most negative campaigns in the history of the country. Both sides relied on name calling and other tactics to assign blame ...

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The Cubs; and Now Trump!

In the last month, I have been surprised by two of the most unlikely events I have ever witnessed in my life. Of course, I have already written about the victory of the Chicago Cubs - their first World Series ...

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A Top Ten Event…

The amazement of the Cubs winning the World Series continues. Last Friday, the city of Chicago held a parade in their honor - and it was attended by an estimated 5 million people - that's right, 5 MILLION people attended ...

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Cubs Win!!!

Well, it finally happened. After 108 years, since their last World Series Championship back in 1908, repeating the success of 1907, the Cubs have finally, once again, won the World Series in the best game that I have ever watched. ...

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Flying the “W”…

If you are friends with me on Facebook, you already know that my brother, Doug, and I decided to find a way to attend the World Series Game #4 at Wrigley Field in Chicago last night. Our father was a ...

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The Most Important 25 Words…

Janet and I were honored to be invited to a wedding that happened last week-end. We have known the couple for at least three or four years and they finally decided to tie the proverbial knot. Both Larry and Annette ...

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