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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

On my way to church this morning, I remembered all those other Easters. The last 20 or so all went about the same way. I can hear him saying to a daughter on the telephone, “Why don’t you bring a … Continue reading

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Big Yellow School Bus

I was on my way home from an appointment early this morning, and got stuck behind a big yellow school bus. We’re having some pretty good rain and wind this morning, so visibility was poor and the bus was traveling … Continue reading

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Big Black Cow and Other Thanksgiving Blessings

This was supposed to be a hard one. My first Thanksgiving after… you know. But in fact, it was one of the nicest days I’ve spent in a very long time. I am so incredibly blessed. I had prepared for … Continue reading

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My Flying Dream

It is my routine to join a bunch of friends after church on Sunday for coffee and treats. This Sunday, one of the ladies brought her little grandson. As soon as I saw his shoes, my heart smiled as I … Continue reading

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Coincidence, or…

The year, 1986. My career as a hotel consultant was going well. I have always enjoyed my job, as it requires travel every few weeks, and that has kept life interesting. Travel that year was challenged by the fact that … Continue reading

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Penny Candy

I grew up in Mill Valley, California. This is by far one of the best places on earth for raising kids — or at least it was in 1954. I went back there on the fourth of July to take … Continue reading

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Kicking and Screaming

For 23 years or more my husband was the chief cook. After he had to take an early retirement due to illness, I continued to work and he took up the kitchen duties. Beautiful! He has done the majority of … Continue reading

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