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Cherished – Scroll Saw Project

The hardest part of this blogfest was narrowing the field of cherished objects down to a single item. The second hardest part was staying south of 500 words because WordPress counts the photo descriptions and, well, I do tend to … Continue reading

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Could I Have a Straw?

Late last week, a cold that had been playing hide-and-seek with me for quite some time decided it was my turn to be “it” and roared to life. Normally one to “sleep in” on weekends until 6:15 or 6:30, I … Continue reading

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Lent by Addition

I have thought about this post several years during Lent, but I have procrastinated to a point well beyond Easter for two reasons. First, I’ve never really touched on religion on this blog. Second, I don’t want to draw undeserved … Continue reading

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Weird Happy Proud

See that beautiful young woman at the right? That’s my daughter. I usually say our daughter, since my wife had a significant role in the process, but on that day, at that moment, she was my daughter. She’s about to … Continue reading

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Gone at Last – Gone Forever

Once in a while from out of nowhere When you don’t expect it, and you’re unprepared Somebody will come and lift you higher And your burdens will be shared That’s the first half of the last verse of “Gone At … Continue reading

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Hit the Road Winter

Last week, my wife saw a Robin in our yard. I think it was part of the advance team that came up to check things out. I’m sure he sent a text message back to the rest of the flock … Continue reading

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Thanks

I started off with the reverent title “For This I Give Thanks” but as soon as I started typing, I knew where this post was actually heading. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and it seems like a good thing … Continue reading

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