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Another Shooting

“It is a gun problem.” “It is a mental health issue.” Those two quotes were coming out of the mouths of pundits in one form or another since the school shooting in Parkland Florida faster than Olympic downhill skiers going … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient

My mother-in-law’s tiramisu is the stuff of legend.  Relatives and friends rave over it; close family members wait eagerly for the Christmas gathering and summer picnic, when she will unfailingly serve the Italian custard and coffee confection.  Many have asked … Continue reading

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Oh, Dem Golden Tones Of Silence

Last Saturday evening the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and Yours Truly were reclining on the living room sofa enjoying our evening cup of coffee. It is a wonderful way to unwind after a week of activity. No matter how … Continue reading

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The Skinny Mirror

There is a mirror in our home that I am especially fond of. My daughter and I have dubbed it “the skinny mirror”. This mirror seems to magically erase ten pounds, so that places that are a bit too round … Continue reading

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A Bug on the Plate Is Worth How Much?

Did you ever have a smile on your face that no matter what you did you could not wipe it off? Well, that is quite a regular occurrence with me. But this past week was a “smile-on-the-face” to beat all … Continue reading

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What Rubs Off

As my teenager comes in the door and bounds up the stairs the first thing out of his mouth is, “Do I smell pasta and meatballs?”.  The smell is so distinctive he doesn’t really need to ask, but he is … Continue reading

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The Godly Kind of Faith

The Godly Kind of Faith By Roman Bej Do you have the “Godly Kind of Faith”? Sometimes it takes a sad occurrence for us to find out. People react to tragedies in different ways. I heard about a woman who … Continue reading

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Well Done

Someone recently shared a beautiful story about what they witnessed at a young man’s funeral. I was given permission to share this story in the hopes that it would encourage others. Losing a loved one can be one of the most … Continue reading

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Please, Just Let Me Grow Old!

One of the New Year’s resolutions I made, which the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage reminded me, is to take a day off and just relax. That is a rather hard thing for me to do, especially every week. The … Continue reading

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What Time Is It Really?

Time is a strange thing, if you ask me. Even though I wear a wristwatch every day, most of the time I do not know what time it really is. And for that matter, how important is time? It came … Continue reading

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The Only Exercise I Get Is Shivering in the Cold

I am not one to complain, at least when anybody is listening. The greatest blessing I have in life is that nobody really listens to me. Therefore, I can say whatever I want to say and nobody will hear me. … Continue reading

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I’m In Leftover Heaven

I do confess that I enjoy the holiday seasons just like everybody else. One of the main ingredients I enjoy more than anything else is the holiday cuisine. At our house, I must duly confess, it is the best. The … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again…and Again

This is not my first rodeo when it comes to New Years. I have ridden this Bronco so many times I cannot remember how many. Well, I can remember, but I am not going to let that slip. Something to … Continue reading

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As The Old Year Fades, So Does My Memory

Memory is a very tricky thing, at least for me it is. Looking back over a year’s span of activity, my memory seems to pick and choose what it remembers. After all, I do not have the brain capacity I … Continue reading

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The Year Slipped into the Silence of the Night

No time in the year is busier than the Christmas holiday season. Under normal circumstances, it would not be too bad, except for the fact that the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is in charge. Not complaining, mind you, but … Continue reading

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