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Your Roadmap for Life…

Today, December 12, 2019, our oldest grandson, Connor, turned eighteen. I can't say that I never thought that this day would come - it's something that we have been looking forward to since Connor was born. In fact, I remember ...

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The What-If Game…

Have you ever played the What-If game? You know the game - you think about something and before you know it, you are down some deep rabbit hole considering all kinds of alternatives and things that could happen to you. ...

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Tryptophan?

It's Thanksgiving Day, 2019. Andrew and I cooked one of our largest turkeys to date - 31# as it went into the oven this morning. This is the first Thanksgiving that all of our children have been present since Jill ...

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A Tech Sabbath…

We are in the middle of a series at church about how technology influences our lives - and how insidious it can be without us even being aware of how we are being impacted. Each week we have been challenged ...

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Snollygosters…

In this year of unbridled disagreement, bordering on hatred for each other, the Democrats and Republicans are both hurting their respective parties and their images with the general public across the country. And even though we can go back in ...

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Above and Beyond…

Last week, Janet and her sister, Debbie, flew to Williamsburg, VA to meet their youngest sister, Nancy, for a sister's week-end together. After a great time together, Janet and Deb were dropped off at the Richmond, VA airport for a ...

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Colbert… Dad’s Best Friend…

Back in 1964, my brothers and I were hounding our parents to let us have a dog. Initially, Dad was against it, but finally he agreed to go and at least look at French poodles for our family. I was ...

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Broken Bones…

It was Monday morning, November 3, 1969 - 50 years ago today. I had just taken the SAT test as a senior in high school on Saturday, November 1st, and was in gym class during first period that started at ...

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A Halloween Hobo…

It's Halloween, 2019! This is the 6th year that we have spent this holiday in our current home and while we usually have several hundred trick or treaters, it started to snow tonight and it is in the low 30's! ...

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I’m an A.I.P…. and So are You!

Several years ago, I went from working full time to pretty much being semi-retired. I was thinking about hanging it up completely but I just didn't know if I was ready to face the idea of being "retired." I know ...

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