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Melancholic Melodies

I got out of the car to the strains of deep-throated chimes resonating in the breeze. My mind immediately found the file marked “chimes”, then “gazebo”, and raced to another time in this same space. They were just chimes in … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing and Watching on the Edge

As I do every morning, I checked out Ron Hutchcraft’s A Word with You. Today’s topic was “Drinking Dirt”. In short, the story included an anecdote about his then five year old grandson turning off a show he enjoyed because … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Dinosaurs?

The short answer is, “I don’t know …” Slightly expanded, the sentence is, “… and it’s not one of the questions I’ll bring to the pearly gates.” BUT, my seven year old grandson would not only have an answer, but … Continue reading

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Instructions

Throughout my travels, I have noticed my grandchildren glued to the TV — generally watching YouTube videos of people playing video games. They weren’t playing the games themselves — just watching someone else play the game or build the town … Continue reading

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The Journey — Epilogue?

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned I had officially ended my late year journey. I’ve been keeping you posted with the blessings the Lord has given me in the three months of travel visiting with each of my children, … Continue reading

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That Bird Needs Glasses

I’m not a children’s book writer. And I’m a loooong way from being a child. So, I wasn’t sure how I would review Rebecca Benston’s latest offerimg, That Bird Needs Glasses. Luckily I have grandchildren and I’m a firm believer … Continue reading

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Family … Family … Family…

I have been blessed. From my earliest recollection, I have had a wonderfully supportive family — even when I didn’t fully realize it at the time. As I grew, married, settled down {relatively speaking}, and raised children with my wife, … Continue reading

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