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Welcome to the World, Andrew Leonard!

Earlier this evening, I received word from a dear younger friend of mine, who I am mentoring, that he and his wife welcomed a new baby boy, Andrew Leonard, into their family at 4:01 p.m. this afternoon. He weighed in at ...

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3.141592653

Yesterday, March 14, 2015, is what is referred to as Pi Day. That is, the date of 3/14/15 represents the first 5 numbers in the numerical value of a constant first calculated by mathematicians prior to the third century A.D. ...

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Earth Receding…

Yesterday, I was going through some of my grandmother's things and came across a number of interesting items. Several letters from my father to his mother while he was overseas during World War II, a note to her the day ...

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In Like a Lion…

Today is the first day of the third month of 2015. The old adage, about March coming in like a lion, and perhaps going out like a lamb, can't help but make us wonder whether that will happen this year. ...

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Recipient Unavailable…

As most of you know, I have been writing these posts for almost 4 years - in fact, next Thursday, on my 62nd birthday, it will be exactly 4 years since I started TBTB. And two of my strongest supporters ...

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YOLO – Yes or No?

Let's face it. With the popularity of texting and the abbreviations used by people to get their point across, those of us who are less savvy when it comes to social media are sometimes at a loss as to what ...

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The Greatest Gift…

Of course, along with the rest of the Christian world, our family celebrated Christmas 2014 today. The kids were all over and we opened gifts together early this morning. Then Janet prepared her traditional Christmas Day brunch, we cleaned up, ...

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Eager With Anticipation

The last several weeks have been very busy for Janet and me. Last week, our niece, Emily, had hip surgery here in Carmel and she has been recuperating at our home until last Friday when she and her mother, Janet's younger ...

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The Google Search…

After writing my post last night, I was all set to take several days off and then, much to my surprise, a topic came along that I just couldn't ignore - I just had to write about it this evening. ...

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Choosing Joy…

This time of year is difficult for many people. They may have gone through a number of transitions in their lives - job loss, divorce, illness, even the loss of a loved one. And this time of year doesn't necessarily ...

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