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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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May Eighth; Walk Way Back

I was sitting here, scrolling through the shares of others, mentally working on  my morning write when my mother called. It is a usual routine now for her to call around 8:30 every morning. As she talked, I did listen, … Continue reading

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May Fourth; May the Special Day be With You

The sun is trying. I see brief moments of sunlight out on the back yard. The birds are doing their best to encourage the sun to keep trying, they believe that it can break free of the cloud cover and … Continue reading

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Day 123; Footnotes of I Almost Made It

  This was an odd day. My mother had told me that dad had a doctor’s appointment today and she really hoped it didn’t rain as she hates driving in the rain. What did it do? It poured buckets. My … Continue reading

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