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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 4

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a When we moved to the house in Willard, we set Grandma Simpson up in the bigger motel room, but after Jonathan and Nicolle moved … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 3

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a Grandma Simpson eventually moved in with us on Peterman Road, a move I initiated and Mom didn’t always embrace. Grandma could be — well, … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York 2

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a The paper gave her a chance to grow as well. She tried selling … didn’t work. Her sales skills were about as accomplished as … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — New York, New York … 1

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear … 1 John 4:18a It’s ironic the two states Mom liked least were the two states we lived in the longest. The other side of that is she … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Inside the Beltway 4

The accident was also the beginning of the end of my time in Washington. Cardinal James Hickey had personally called me and asked me to come to Washington, but after I got there, he suddenly became less accessible. I had … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Inside the Beltway 3

So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up … Galatians 6:9 Being in Washington gave us the opportunity to be with some powerful people, … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Inside the Beltway 2

So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up … Galatians 6:9 Our life in Maryland started badly when I rented the townhouse in Laurel … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye .– Inside the Beltway 1

So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up … Galatians 6:9 Washington, DC … a great place to visit but I wouldn’t want to … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Working Our Way Back 4

A good wife is the crown of her husband… Proverbs 12:4a But it wasn’t all peaches and cream. The pressures of life started to take their toll on Mom. She started to physically not feel well, which opened the door … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Working Our Way Back 2

A good wife is the crown of her husband… Proverbs 12:4a I shared [last week’s post] because it set the stage for the next few weeks. I was staying at St. Ignatius rectory with Fr. Dan Ring and Fr. Frank … Continue reading

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