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Spiritualists, Mediums and Witches…

We are at that time of year when many people turn their thoughts to Halloween and all that the holiday entails. Earlier today, Janet and I helped out at a "trunk or treat" event at the church where our daughter, ...

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Painted Pumpkins…

Several years ago, I conducted a wedding south of us in the Indiana countryside. In fact, it was at a state park - McCormick's Creek State Park, to be exact. It was an outdoor wedding at one of the larger ...

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From Childhood…

This week-end we had an experience that we have been looking forward to for the last several months or so. I received a call from one of my closest childhood friends - we virtually grew up together - that he ...

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No Place Like Home!

Janet and I have been out of town quite a bit the last month or so. We took a trip to West Virginia and most recently, we drove to Chicago in advance of Janet's trip to Williamsburg. Her mission was ...

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Deep Down Memory Lane…

This past week-end, I was in Chicago, just chilling out after a busy last week. Friday evening, I was invited to have dinner with other members of the family back in Beverly Hills, where Janet and I grew up as kids. ...

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A Close Call…

We are in west suburban Chicago this evening. Janet is getting ready to fly out of town with her sister, Debbie, tomorrow to meet up in Williamsburg with Nancy, their youngest sibling. This is one of the traditional sister trips ...

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Ed the Barber…

Lately, I haven't been sleeping very well. In fact, I am up several times a night having trouble breathing, even though I am taking loads of allergy medicine. This time of year is usually very difficult for me - until ...

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Scams and Deceptions…

There is a new phone scam making the rounds. And to be sure, until last evening I didn't know anything about it. But I had to learn quickly and get up to speed because I almost got caught in it. ...

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Pumpkin Money…

It't no secret. Those of you who know me well realize that fall is my favorite time of year. Summer is second, but fall is by far and away my favorite season. By the way, in case you are interested, ...

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Into Fall…

The last several months have been a little unusual for this time of year. August was cooler than usual and now September has gone from hot to chilly all in the same month. As we travelled east during this month, ...

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