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It is usually at this time of the year, or maybe even sooner, that we hear someone we know say something like, “I am so glad this year is coming to an end.” Or, “I can’t wait for the year to … more
The story goes that Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil. In Rosedale, Mississippi. In exchange for musical genius. (Tommy Johnson’s character in the film “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” is … more
What has been too good of a deal for too long? There are a lot of possible answers; I would say the amount of state and federal gasoline taxes we pay have been too low while our roads crumble. … more
This year there are exactly 32 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I know I just stated the obvious and probably upset those who are never quite ready for Christmas, regardless if we were 32 … more
Smitty looked over his shoulder as he was carried away, and said, “Where am I going now, Dad?” I said, “I’ve heard it’s a very big adventure.” I knew why he was asking that question: … more
Thanksgetting? Sounds like one of those made-up holidays, doesn’t it? We all know there is no such holiday as Thanksgetting — well maybe not technically, but quite possibly a twist on the … more
If you are full of kringle and nog, I don’t want to bring my wet blanket into it very far, even though it’s tempting. The Christmas season once lasted a week or two. Then a month. Now it’s two … more
OK, so here we go. Two weeks ago, we covered the role love plays in our past, present and future. Last week we took the same approach while we appreciated the history of our happiness. And today we wrap up the three-part series as we move into … more
Jennifer went shopping on her own, and picked up everything we needed for a wonderful homemade meal, including something called a “salad kit.” A salad kit comes in a clear bag, so you can see what’s in it. What’s in it is washed and … more
Our military service taught us and molded us in multiple ways. We know how to work hard, learn difficult things quickly, and make difficult decisions with incomplete information. But we also learned … more
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