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Can Two Walk Together, Except They Be Going to the Same Store?

After about a million days of toil, sweat and aggravation, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I decided to take a few days off and relax. I am not a real expert when it comes to relaxing. I have … Continue reading

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A Mystery Of Murderous Distortions

I do not want to alarm anyone – I’m not wound that tight – but there is a devious conspiracy in our country. A conspiracy of murderous distortions. To be quite honest about all this, I was not the first … Continue reading

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How fast the shades of summer have faded

Am I getting old or his time passing faster than it used to? It seems I just settle down to do something and before I know it, it is over. Back in “the day,” a minute had 60 seconds. An … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Summer Be Forever?

Of all the seasons in the year, summer has to be my favorite. I am reminded of an uncle of mine who, when asked what his favorite piece of pie was, always said, “The one I’m eating at the time.” … Continue reading

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And Then It Was Summer

Summer is my favorite time of the year. It makes up for the nastiness of winter, the cold and the gloom, not to mention the snow. The only place I like my snow is on a postcard sent by some … Continue reading

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When Did Cute Stop Being Cute?

I was rearranging some bookshelves to make room for a few new books when it happened. I was in for a surprise and did not quite know it. There behind some books on my bookshelf was an old family photo … Continue reading

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How to have your cake and eat it too

Somebody came up with the idea that you cannot have your cake and eat it too. I am not sure where that came from, and I am not exactly sure what it means. If I cannot eat my cake, whose … Continue reading

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As I was saying to myself…

Along about Friday of this past week I noticed a strange phenomenon stalking the parsonage. Actually, it is not that strange to notice something strange at our parsonage. The first thing I do every morning when I go into the … Continue reading

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My humble effort at stimulating the economy

All we hear these days are complaining about the economy and nobody seems to be doing anything about it. Politicians talk about it all the time and yet do nothing creative in the area of improving our economy. If you … Continue reading

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A Midsummer’s day nightmare

I am not sure who invented summer vacation but I think they deserve a Nobel Peace Prize. Every year is worth the intense strain when there is a summer vacation to look forward to. Ah, summer vacation. The freedom of … Continue reading

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