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Under Water…

If you have been watching the news, you know that the state of West Virginia has been hard hit by massive flooding in the Greenbrier Valley, including the town of White Sulphur Springs, where the beautiful Greenbrier resort is located. ...

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Strawberries Galore…

Early this week, on June 21st, at 6:34 p.m. E.D.T., we witnessed the official arrival of summer. And for the first time since 1967, the full moon of June happened to occur on the same night as the summer solstice. ...

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The Voice You Know, the Name You Trust!

It's the first week of summer and we are about a month past the Indy 500, usually run on the Sunday of Memorial Day week-end. As most of you know, I was a big Indy 500 fan as a boy ...

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Father’s Day Gifts!

As patriarch of our family, since both my father and Janet's father are gone, I really don't expect any special gifts for Father's Day. But I know that Janet and the kids wouldn't hear of not recognizing and memorializing the ...

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I See Clearly Now, Sort of…

Each spring, we do our traditional cleaning and that includes the washing of the furniture on our decks and patios as well as the actual decks themselves. We use a power washer and Andrew has been kind enough to help ...

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The Good Humor Man…

I was working in the yard late Friday afternoon and suddenly heard the hauntingly familiar ring of the bells that I remembered from my youth. Perhaps you also would have recognized, somewhere in your distant past, the sounds of the ...

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The Largest Heart…

On this day, June 9th, several months before Janet and I were married in 1973, Secretariat won the Triple Crown with a victory at the Belmont Stakes - having already won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. Secretariat's history was ...

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The Invasion…

June 6th marks the anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of the coast of France in 1944 under the command of future President Dwight Eisenhower. Much has been written about this unbelievable invasion by the Allied troops again the forces ...

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So Long Ago…

A good friend of ours lost his father earlier this week after a rampant infection finally took his life - several weeks after a surgical procedure. The visitation was this evening and the funeral will be in the morning - ...

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He Ran the Good Race…

One of the great things about living in suburban Indianapolis is the fact that we have the annual running of the Indy 500 - the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing" - and this year, we experienced the 100th running of the ...

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