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Jackpot!

Several weeks ago, someone I know was playing the slot machines at a casino and right before departing for the evening, hit a large jackpot. And I mean large - not $100, or $1000, or even $10,000 - but $100,000. ...

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Mom’s 90th…

Today is the 90th anniversary of the birth of my mother. I guess in one way I could refer to it as her birthday, but for some reason I was raised with the notion that it was only a birthday ...

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name…

Janet and I are pretty much home bodies. We don't tend to go out exploring and trying a bunch of new places. We're like the people who used to go to the "Cheers" bar in Boston. We really appreciate going ...

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The Golden Years?

I was reading a rather depressing article on what is happening to baby boomers as they enter their retirement years. The article put forth some rather sobering facts about those of us who are boomers - that is, born between ...

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The Kidney-versary

If you have been a reader for some time, you may remember that more than a year ago, I wrote a post about a server, Emily, that Janet and I got to know during our many trips to the restaurant ...

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NO NOT1

I was driving home yesterday evening and was thinking about what I would write about tonight. And there, on the car directly in front of me, the rear license plate caught my attention. While I sometimes have some difficulty deciphering ...

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Carrying the Cross

I was watching the news this morning and listened to the story of a person who has literally taken up his cross. It has been a wonderful testimony to the story of Jesus and His sacrifices for all of us. ...

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Here’s To Tuition…

A good friend of mine came over to the house this evening and we started talking about business and some of the choices that we have each made throughout the years that turned out, on hindsight, to be poor decisions. ...

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You Never Know…

Today was the day that I had my semi-annual checkup at the doctor's office. With some of the meds I am on, they really don't want me to go a year without getting an interim exam halfway between my annual ...

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The Cheerleader’s Prayer

I read an interesting article about a high school football team in Tennessee that had a ritual of having an opening prayer before each home football game. It seems that the announcer up in the booth, as part of his ...

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