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The Journey from Here to There…

Throughout the years, I have known a great number of people who were in the process of transitioning their lives - usually, but not always, to a new job or career. That's the area of expertise where I spent most ...

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More Than a Hot Dog…

Last week, Janet and I were in White Sulphur Springs, WV at the Greenbrier celebrating my birthday. As much as we love the resort, we have become very attached to the people of the area and have really learned about ...

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Carpenters – A Do-Over

I could write for hours on the topic this evening. But it all started with a post that was put up on Facebook by a good friend of mine; in fact, he is a gifted musician in his own right. ...

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Neither Snow nor Rain…

...nor heat nor gloom of night will keep us from our reservation at our beloved Greenbrier, where we just checked in after quite a trip from home. After dropping Hank off at the farm where he stays when we travel, ...

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From Your Valentine!

Today is Valentine's Day, 2019 - a day that is known for a number of events that have happened on this date in history. For example, in 278 A.D., St. Valentine, a holy priest in Rome during the days of ...

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Loneliness and Isolation

I have been reading lately about the way that we are isolating ourselves from our neighbors and others as we get more involved with social media. As a result, we are getting more lonely and researchers tell us that being ...

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Rain, Rain, Go Away…

come again another day... Yes, that's the old rhyme we have heard since our earliest childhood memories. I remember when I was growing up, my Grandma would recite that poem every time it rained. And how appropriate that I thought ...

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A Soft Lunar Landing

Our oldest daughter, Kristin, gave me a book for Christmas on the flight of Apollo 8, a U.S. mission to orbit the moon by Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders back in 1968. As some of you know, I ...

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For the Least of These

The last several days have been brutal as far as the weather is concerned here in central Indiana. And while we hit temperatures of -12 F on Wednesday morning, our friends and family to the north, near Chicago, had it ...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 1945, seventy-four years ago today, Soviet troops entered the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland and liberated those who had not yet been murdered by the Nazis. More than 1.1 million Jews, and a total of 1.3 million ...

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