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President Trump…

Tomorrow, January 20, 2017, we will presumably witness the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. Never before in my life, and perhaps in the history of the country, has there been such vitriol ...

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Senior Moments and Dog Pills…

Recently, Janet and I have both done some random things that we have just chalked up to human error. For starters, I wrote my last post on the 50th anniversary of the death of my grandfather back in January, 1966. ...

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Fifty-One Years Later…

Tomorrow, Friday the 13th, 2017, marks the 51st anniversary of the death of my paternal grandfather, Jacob Toussaint. I really hadn't given this much consideration until earlier this month, but for the past week or so, I have been reminded ...

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Present with the Lord…

The Christian community lost one of it's shining stars several days ago. Especially for those of us who live in Indiana, John Price was a giant of a man who was well known throughout the state for his strong faith, ...

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Grandsons to the Rescue…

You know that the past several weeks have been tough on our entire family. Of course, Janet is dealing with her broken arm and at least she is on the mend doing some of her physical therapy to keep her ...

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Acts of Kindness…

Happy New Year! I, for one, am glad to see 2016 in the rearview mirror. It was a tough year plagued by illness, death and most recently, Janet's fall and subsequent broken left arm. As most of you already know, ...

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With Expectation…

There are two times in December that we wait with quiet expectation about the future. Of course, there are the weeks leading up to Christmas, after Thanksgiving, during which time we wait for the celebration of the arrival of the ...

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Reflections of Christmas Past…

Merry Christmas! It's nearing the end of the day and I am finally sitting down to write about the events of Christmas 2016. As you already know, it's been a weird week. Janet is finally starting to recover from her ...

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When It Rains…

Well, I thought the tough times were behind us, but I was wrong. We were able to get into the orthopaedic surgeon on Monday morning and the surgeon confirmed that Janet had fractured the "ball" in her upper arm where ...

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In the Blink of an Eye…

Yesterday started out like many other Saturday mornings - cooking eggs and getting ready for breakfast, except that it was slippery out and I decided to wait to get the paper at the end of the driveway. What happened next ...

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