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Note to Daughters (and Sons): Save a Dress

Several mornings each week of our winter and spring mornings, I walk out to our woodshed to carry firewood in for the day.  Since Mom’s passing, those cold, early morning treks have been my time to say a few words … Continue reading

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Live Well

My favorite jeans, a pair of skinny corduroys, have a narrow patch sewn inside by the zipper.  I see it/read it every time I pull them up or take them off:  “Live Well, Do Good.”  (Yes, they are eco-friendly pants:) … Continue reading

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Mom

This visit to Illinois was in June, my last Scrabble game with Mom and friends at Heritage Woods. December 22, 2018 This blog began in Irvington, Illinois, in April of 2013.  I don’t expect any one to reread it, but … Continue reading

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Men On Southwest

First, I have to say that I love Southwest airlines. I find the cheapest flights and a few times a year, free flights, so this is not a story about Southwest. It is a story about men. Every few months … Continue reading

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Carmen

This morning in church Pastor David mentioned before the closing prayer that we need to pray for the families of Santa Fe, Texas, where ten students/staff were shot and killed this past week. He mentioned that there didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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In Heavy Times, A Moment Of Levity

“Scan, Bag, Go.”  That’s the latest Kroger/King Soopers approach to shopping.  No, we didn’t ask for it, but it’s here.  And today it was tempting. I walked in and there was a display of scanners, looking pretty cool, all lined … Continue reading

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Are You a Worrier?

Christmas week may seem to be a strange time to think about worry. But we all know it can creep through any still, quiet morning before we are fully awake to meet the new day. Until today, I don’t think … Continue reading

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