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Reindeer on the roof?

Twice during our 52 years of marriage we’ve encountered scary moments. The first was a shootout at the Days Creek store on the first day of our first school year at Milo. As bullets flew we huddled in the store … Continue reading

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Memories of Christmas’ Past

Remember the Christmas you received that big present you had to unwrap and unwrap and unwrap until you reached a very tiny but valuable present?  For me it was my first ‘grownup’ watch.  Remember the hot cup of cocoa waiting for … Continue reading

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Miss Scarlett in the Bedroom with the Candlestick

Playing “Clue”? No!  If I’d had a gun instead of a brass candlestick, he’d be dead! Wait!  Let’s back up 40+ years to a cozy hunting cabin half way up a mountain, at least what Easterners call a mountain. With our home secluded in … Continue reading

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How Far Will You Go?

Have you ever met folk who honestly believe it is their heavenly assigned task to correct the behavior of their brothers and sisters as did the prophets of old? Perhaps their corrections involve food.  I call them the cheese police or … Continue reading

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Custom-designed Crosses -2

“Some people create their own storms and then get upset when it rains.”  I used the example of obesity to illustrate my point of customized crosses because so many folk can relate, not because being fat in a health-obsessed society … Continue reading

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Custom-designed Crosses-1

“No fair!  It’s not my fault.”  Cries heard on the playground.  Unfortunately many of us fail to leave our childish whines and accusations behind when we reach adulthood.  Moaning and groaning about the heavy crosses we must bear, placing the blame for those … Continue reading

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A Life Saving Non-Slip

A life-saving slip or was it?  We were driving on the wet Interstate.  But it  that made the difference between life and death.  At the end of a fun weekend in Brooklyn with Grandpa and Grandma Rizzo, we prayed for God’s protection, … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices

One indication of emotional disorder is hearing voices, or so I understand.  Well, guess what. I hear voices, not on a regular basis but every now and then as needed.  Most of the time the voice I hear is my own … Continue reading

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I’ve crossed the line!

Remember playing Red Rover as a child, where two teams each draw a line in the dirt and take turns calling members of the opposing team over to cross the line?  The object was to capture each of the other team … Continue reading

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PC or CP

There’s been a  lot of ‘talk’ about being or not being PC–Politically Correct. One can say anything to anyone in anyway one wishes, no matter how rude or crude it may be, when called on it,  he blames what he calls … Continue reading

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