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Summer Break…

It's coming up on that in-between time of summer. July is almost behind us and everybody seems anxious to get on with Fall. I'm not quite there yet. We still have the entire month of August in front of us ...

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Family Values…

The last several weeks, in particular, have been filled with family members who have had to make decisions about how they are going to deal with certain life circumstances. As our children and grandchildren get older, and more resolute in ...

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Into the Cosmos… Again!

On July 11th, Sir Richard Branson, a billionaire owner of multiple businesses, took part in the first fully crewed manned flight of his Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two. In fact, Sir Richard was astronaut number one on the flight and he, ...

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A Protected Class…

As you may recall, I wrote last week that our youngest child, Andrew, turned 40 on July 13th. I remember when I turned 40, 28 years ago, and the party that Janet threw for me to mark the occasion. Friends ...

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Life Begins at 40…

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, July 13th, our youngest child Andrew celebrated his 40th birthday. It was a wonderful day. Janet and I look forward to celebrating the birthdays of each of our children - especially the birthdays that celebrate ...

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Nudged by God…

It's almost 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning and I am sitting in the hearth room of our home in Carmel, IN. Janet and I went to bed around 11:30 p.m. last night and somewhere around 1:15 a.m. I woke up. I ...

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Planting and Deadheading…

We have lived in our current home for just about 7-1/2 years. We bought it from a gentleman who had beautiful plantings around the house and we have added a perennial bed in addition to several other improvements during our ...

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Time to Celebrate!

Well, today is a very special day in America - the 4th of July. In fact, it is the 245th anniversary of our declaration of independence from England. Of course, we all know that the Revolutionary War was fought with ...

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Oh, Hail No!

Some people fear storms - others worry about tornados and severe wind. Still others are concerned with thunder and lightning. As for me, I hate hail! The last several weeks here in central Indiana have been full of unpredictable weather. First ...

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Rocky Railroad VBS…

There is an annual summer event that Janet and I really look forward to getting involved with. It is the annual Vacation Bible School that is put on by Zionsville Presbyterian Church where our oldest daughter, Kristin, is on staff ...

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