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August Thirty-first; Month In Retrospect

Good-bye August. How in the world, has this year sped by us so quickly?  How, can today be the last day of August? The child in me doesn’t want to say good-bye to August and to summer. I love the … Continue reading

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Day 231; Footnotes of Simple Pleasures

It was that close.  My son introduced me to a friend of his who is the wife of a man who once worked with him. They are members of the Jeep group that I joined and were the first friends … Continue reading

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August Seventeenth; In This Month of My Birth, If I Could Request a Gift

I would request, work. Back when I worked, I stayed busy. Working on a manufacturing floor, there was always something that needed to be done. From setting up, to changing, to what ever, it was constant motion. Days off work … Continue reading

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August Second; If I Could Request the Gift of..

I want to understand. I do. It seems that we are living in a time of great and easy availability of information, but there is still so little understanding. I won’t claim to understand everything going on around the world, … Continue reading

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August First; Essential verses the Nonessential Gifts

And let the month begin. I remember as a youth, always anticipating the arrival of August, my birthday was almost here. Another year celebrated, another year closer to being grown. There were no big elaborate parties, no celebrations in fancy … Continue reading

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Day 212, The Real 212; Footnotes of the Good and the good and the good..

 Even with disappointing days, good things can come. First, my son didn’t feed the not so stray cats this morning. When I went to feed them they came running. The kittens were so hungry they ignored my petting them. Before … Continue reading

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July Twenty-seventh, Happy Another Trip Around the Sun Dad

Happy one more time around the sun dad. Ninety-two years old, did you ever think you would see this day? Happy birthday dad, yes, it is time for my annual thank you, even though I do try to show you … Continue reading

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Day 206; Footnotes of One of the Better Changes

I was sitting here watching the kittens playing in the backyard. They were having a wonderful time playing, wrestling, attacking each other and plants. Both mother cats were close by. Then something caught my attention. The sound of an owl … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday my Brother I Miss You

 Today, my brother, is your birthday. Are birthdays celebrated in Heaven? Or do you celebrate your day of arrival home? Maybe both. I wonder, if you have any idea how badly you are missed? I know you would be so … Continue reading

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June Sixth; Would Have Been

He Would have been sixty-eight today. He would have been well into his retirement and annoying the hound out of me.Instead, he is celebrating that birthday in Heaven. What I have, are memories and the thoughts of what could have … Continue reading

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