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Slowing Down

Just a pre-Thanksgiving observation. At age 90, Jerry Beavan had been a world traveler (47 round the world trips), had been a college and a seminary professor, served with the Billy Graham Association for a number of years, had been … Continue reading

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Retirement … Sweet Retirement

It’s been approximately 16 months since I stopped punching the time clock {actually, I haven’t punched a time clock since the early summer jobs of my youth, but I digress} and stepped into “retirement.” It has been quite an experience … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

Yes, today is my birthday. Normally I approach the day with a ho hum attitude. It’s no big deal. It’s just another day. And it is. I’m not sharing the “news” for affirmation, but because this year’s celebration is a … Continue reading

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My Life with Angelina

As I carried the near-lifeless body of my Havenese Tess from the car to the vet’s office, I vowed never to get another dog. I can still see her eyes — the only thing working and alive — as we … Continue reading

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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Birthday Sweetheart

I wish I could find a new way To say “I love you.” I’m afraid if I say those words too much, They will begin to lose Part of their meaning. But I don’t know any other way To tell … Continue reading

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