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Self Assessment

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about looking for a date. I didn’t get one, but I did get a response from a friend. She reminded me my hesitantly in rejoining the dating scene could be … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Road

Anyone who knows me — or follows me — knows I spend a lot of time on the road. I don’t know if it’s a sad thing or an accomplishment, but I actually choose most of my miles. I don’t … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Westward Ho … 1

Happy is the husband of a good wife; the number of his days will be doubled. A loyal wife brings joy to her husband, and he will complete his years in peace. A good wife is a great blessing; she … Continue reading

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Hugs for Sonni

I had the privilege and sad task of delivering an eulogy for a very close friend last night. While there was sadness at the reality of saying goodbye, it was also a celebration of a life well lived. And, as … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 3

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 The other thing I remember most about Pennsylvania Avenue is how we suffered physically and mentally during those couple of years. We … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye … In the Beginning 1

Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the … Continue reading

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