July to December 2015

Prompts

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A number of years ago I was washing our van. I was cleaning the windows and on the edge of one of the back windows there was a small spot of yellow paint. Our oldest son was on a basketball team that went to the State Tournament and our windows were decorated by the cheerleaders. […]

July to December 2015

Seasons of Our Lives

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I was visiting with an elderly friend and asked if they were headed south again this winter. She said, “That was a great season of our life, but we aren’t able to go any longer.” It got me thinking about the seasons of our lives. Season of Innocence – for most of us our childhoods […]

July to December 2015

Blue Pants, Red Shirt

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At dinner the other night, my daughter-in-law asked me how my wife liked an outfit she had given her for a birthday present.  I told her my wife said something about pants and then she started using girl words, so I stopped listening.  How many possible words can a human being use for color, pattern, […]

July to December 2015

The Wright Brothers

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 Just finished the book The Wright Brothers by David McCollough which, I know shockingly, was about the Wright Brothers. It was a well written account of two brothers who had a passion about manned flight. A few things struck me about the book. They made their money building and fixing bicycles, but their passion was […]