Monthly Archives: June 2011

Wordless Wednesday – Things That Make Me Smile

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A Home, A Community, A Future

An historical home in Historical Washington may have a new future – or no future at all. When the high school was opened in 1942 at this location, the enrollment was 230. I’m sure they never expected that they would … Continue reading

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The Lightning Cried “Here We Are!” Last Night

Once again, last night, I went to bed to the threat of thunder, lightning, and lots of rain. While reading I listened to the low rumbling of thunder in the distance. When I turned out the light, I saw the … Continue reading

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Time Began in a Garden

Botanic gardens. What exactly are they? According to the staff of Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium of Cornell University it is “a controlled and staffed institution for the maintenance of a living collection of plants under scientific management for purposes of … Continue reading

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Remembering Colorado

Most people who know me now know very little about one part of my life. Although I was born in Illinois and have lived most of my life in Illinois, there was a short span of time when I lived … Continue reading

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Surprised by Joy

C.S. Lewis wrote an autobiography of his early life and entitled it Surprised by Joy. In his deeply logical and sometimes out-of-my-depth writing, he spoke of moments of joy in his life. If I wrote my autobiography, I think that … Continue reading

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lambs, sheep, and the Shepherd

Driving through the countryside there is nothing more picturesque than a flock of sheep grazing on a green hillside. Part of my enjoyment of looking at sheep comes from knowing the scriptures which talk about believers as sheep and Jesus … Continue reading

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