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Independence Day Thoughts

At my church the weekly Sunday bulletin contains a short devotional. These are written by various members of the congregation. Sometimes they are assigned a topic and sometimes they can choose a topic. I’m one of those writers and was … Continue reading

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I’m Annoyed

Last night I got an email from a local car dealer that just annoyed me. The message was that they wanted me to celebrate July 4 with them … by buying an oil change or a tire rotation at a … Continue reading

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Holiday Weekend

This is the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Do you have special plans? Several people have wished me a nice weekend or holiday but when I asked if they had special plans, they replied no. I don’t have specific plans either. … Continue reading

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A Day to Cook and Bake

Today I am preparing for the family birthday dinner. Originally, I had intended to host this at my house. However, my sister decided I’m too “decrepit” to do this so she asked my niece to host it … without saying … Continue reading

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Time to Stop Celebrating

As I mentioned the other day, Saturday was my birthday. I started celebrating on Friday night with my mini-vacation to Tuscany. Saturday’s celebration started in the morning when I slipped and fell in the snow in the gutter while trying … Continue reading

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A Puzzlement

In my circle of friends, we tend to go to Sunday lunch to celebrates each other’s birthday. Two of us will soon have a birthday. The member who organizes the lunches is trying to work out when the next celebration … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights Leaving

I’ve noticed that the Christmas lights so bravely displayed on the houses in my subdivision are leaving … house by house. Each day sees fewer lights brightening the night sky. That disappoints me because I love how they brighten the … Continue reading

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