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Janet and I always keep an eye out for causes that we care about. We help children's hospitals, school programs, fighting poverty, scouts and a host of other programs that are near and dear to us. About a week ago, ...

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Crossing the Rainbow Bridge…

Last week, our family once again went through the loss of one of our own - Andrew's dog, Trinity. In my opinion, Trinity could have possibly been the best dog that our family has ever had. She was a border ...

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Long Live the King…

By the time that many of you read this, the events for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth will be well underway and later today, the official ten days of mourning will be complete. American flags that have been at half-staff ...

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The Loss of a Parent…

This week, we have seen endless news coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the how the British Empire is mourning her loss. For many of us, including Janet and I, we have never known any Queen other ...

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Twenty-One Years Later…

It's been an unusually busy week - the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament, the death of the Queen, the ascension of Charles to the throne and many other noteworthy events. However, as an American, I would be remiss if I didn't ...

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Hoosier Hospitality…

I moved down to Indianapolis on Labor Day, 1982. Janet and the kids were still in northwest suburban Chicago and I checked into my Indy hotel room (Room #1231) to begin work the following morning. It was a bittersweet time. ...

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It’s Been 40 Years!

I had been, for all intents and purposes, out of work. Janet and I were living hand to mouth with three kids to feed and I had been waiting to hear about securing a position in Indianapolis. The purpose of ...

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Kingdom Entry…

More than ten years ago, airport security took a major step forward. Lines of passengers passing through the metal detectors to get to their respective gates were exceedingly long. There were some early programs like CLEAR that provided memberships for ...

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The Second Time Around…

Lately, my ideas for posts have come from all over the place, but one of the main things that I have noticed is that they seem to have a common theme - reflection on the past and looking toward the ...

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Starting Our Year of Jubilee!

Yesterday, Janet and I celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary. We have known each other for more years than that, more than 63 years total, but we were engaged on Christmas Eve, 1972 and married on August 24, 1973. Janet and ...

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