Monthly Archives: November, 2016

Playing Dominoes

I spent Thanksgiving out of town.  It was only about an hour away but I spent two nights away.  It was a sweet Thanksgiving without stress or struggle.  Katie and I ate Cornish hens instead of turkey.  No fussing about but special.  About three or four years ago, Katie and I took a trip to …

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Thankful for the Thorns

` Sandra felt as low as the heels of her Birkenstocks as she pushed against a November gust and the florist shop door. Her life had been easy, like a spring breeze. Then, in the fourth month of her second pregnancy, a minor automobile accident stole her ease. During this Thanksgiving week she would have …

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Fun and Games

For more than a week now I have had a notion swirling around in my head.  As Thanksgiving Day approaches, I usually organize some games for the day to entertain my grandchildren.  It started several seasons ago with an essay contest and has kept going each year. There are no electronics required; in fact, electronics …

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Billy Graham

Today is Billy Graham’s birthday.  He is 98 years old now.  I love it when I hear his children speak of him and call him “Daddy.”  It is such a loving term to call one’s father. Today I read an article by one of Graham’s grandsons.  It was a sweet tribute to his grandfather and …

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I noticed that. . .

This afternoon, although it is a comfortable temperature for November 3, I happened to notice that something was flashing on the house thermostat. Due to my low vision, I looked closer, then hauled out the flashlight to get a better look at the white on black, on an LED screen.  Finally, I hunted up my …

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