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Teaming Up

The threat of rain had passed. The clouds lingered, leaving a perfect day for softball. Missy and her friends were all geared up, and nothing could stop the launch of another great season. Not even a little thing like having … Continue reading

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Faster, Higher, Weirder

At long last, it’s time for that display of peace, unity and brotherhood that arises every four years – namely, coming together to hunt down the creators of those presidential phone surveys and dropping them off a cliff. No, I … Continue reading

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Picking Up The Peaces

It’s time to enter the deep end. You know what I mean. The Christmas season. The most full-immersion experience this country offers,  unless you count the marketing for the new Star Wars movie. The wrapping paper and decorations hit the … Continue reading

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If There’s Anything …

I’m tempted to just write the words “Thank you” and be done with it this week. After all, what else is there for me to say? I’m referring, of course, to the steady stream of comments, offers and good wishes … Continue reading

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The Smallest Flame

The coldest night I remember came a few years ago, during an outdoor candlelight vigil. The outer desolation matched the inner feeling. It was about one degree at best, with the wind driving the temperature far, far lower. The sort … Continue reading

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A Moment’s Attention

I came down the basement steps into a sea of garbage. “Oh, Blake …” When a 70-pound dog shreds two bags of trash, the results can be pretty spectacular. Especially when you’ve just cleaned the kitchen the day before. I … Continue reading

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