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Today my Teresa and I celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary.  What has happened in 40 years?  We’ve lived in 7 different homes, in 3 cities, received a total of 4 degrees from 3 institutions, been blessed with 2 sons, later … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo

A number of years ago before our younger son graduated from the local university, his mother and I had an evening out that we laugh about to this day.  It was not unusual for us to go to the college … Continue reading

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Donuts

Ok I confess I love a “Hot-Now” Krispy Kreme donut.  I realize they are not a daily part of a healthy diet but when you want to splurge, it is hard to beat a couple of hot donuts and a … Continue reading

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The E-Bible and Study

The word study may conjure up negative feelings from our school days.  We may recall pulling those all-nighters prepping for some big exam.  We likely have had some kind of study beyond our school years.  Whether it is work related or … Continue reading

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The Hand

Several years ago there was a popular song called “Daddy’s Hands.”  The song was very touching and referred to the hands of a father that could be soft or hard depending on the circumstances.  I recall a line in the … Continue reading

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The Whistle

Can you whistle?  Some people cannot.  I’ve really never understood why anyone can’t whistle.  I learned to whistle when I was young.  I can whistle a tune like the theme from the Andy Griffith Show.  But I can also whistle … Continue reading

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Gold Silver or Bronze

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, this year known as the 31st Olympiad, will come to a close in a few days.  It has been a joy to watch the world class athletes competing for their respective countries.  I am proud … Continue reading

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Another Sign

I’ve written before about my maternal grandfather and the blue sign nailed to the old oak tree in his yard. (Refer to “An old blue sign” blog, October 16, 2012)  I remember another sign hanging on his old garage.  This … Continue reading

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Paw Paw and the Visiting Preacher

My Teresa taught school for many years. Early in her teaching career, she met an older gentleman on the staff at her school that shared an interesting story with her. He said that in his younger days he was a … Continue reading

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Lost

Lost. That is one of the more frightening words in our language. Most of us can recall a situation where we were lost at least for a time. Hopefully it was not a threatening situation. I have a brother 5 … Continue reading

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