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A Faint Whisper…

Janet and I have been married going on 43 years now and to borrow a line from one of the songs in My Fair Lady, "I've grown accustomed to her face..." Not only that, I have grown accustomed to her ...

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The Circle of Life…

My father spent quite a bit of time with me, teaching me and imploring me to behave when I was a small boy. He did the same thing with my two brothers. Of course, as the oldest, I had my ...

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Joyous Saint…

This year, I am kicking back a little from the frenetic pace that I have worked at for many decades. I enjoy working but the time has come to get a little more balance in my life and it is ...

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To Touch the Face of God…

If you were alive then, you probably remember where you were at the moment you heard the news... Just like when Kennedy was assassinated and when the attack on 9/11 happened. It was one of those days that is burned ...

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Career Transitions…

For some reason, I have been in the midst of discussions with a number of business and personal friends who are engaged in the process of changing jobs. In some instances, this change involves looking for a new position after ...

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It’s a Tough Sport…

Our grandsons, three of whom live near us, are into all kinds of sports. Throughout the years, we have attended T-ball, basketball, soccer and cross-country events. And now, Carter, the 11 year old, has decided he would like to start ...

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Grandfather of the Year?

It's only halfway through the month of January and already I am preparing for the end of the year. Our oldest grandson, Connor, is a boy scout and he is one of those young teenagers who loves camping. Now I ...

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Water…

I don't know that I have ever experienced as much turmoil regarding water as I have in the last week. Each morning I look out the back window and am anxious to see whether the lake is iced over or ...

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Alone With My Thoughts

It's been a crazy week. It's been warm - then loads of rain the past two days. And when we woke up this morning, there was a covering of snow over everything. For all intents, it was the first snowfall ...

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A January Surprise…

We're almost three weeks into winter - officially - and two weeks after Christmas. The decorations are down and we are getting settled in for the typical winter we experience here in central Indiana. The lake out back has a ...

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