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I read a story a couple of weeks ago about the owner of an old farm. This farm had been in the family for generations, but the house was in need of major repair, the taxes on the property kept going … more
Tonight, Monday, the organ has been dusted and a book of hymns pulled out of the bench, but it has still not been played.. First, of course, I had to take down Christmas stuff; not as much fun to … more
Our “family Christmas” was on Friday, the 30th, and we were feeling very fortunate we had not planned it for a week before.   That was some cold wind!   Today, the rain has … more
I hurried to the grocery store this morning when I heard the weather forecast. And, I wasn't the only one!  By 3 p.m. this afternoon, the temperature had dropped and the precipitation was … more
At least some parts of the country are getting snow; in fact, it sounds like a lot of the country could do with a little less!!   When I saw the railroad with the blade on it opening … more
By now, regular readers should know if it's musical, I'm on it. I mean, not country, or rock, or rap, or whatever else is called music these days, but music that may be from history, or from some of … more
Every year, Christmas comes around faster, and every year, merchants begin preparations earlier. It does no good at all for me to complain about Christmas trees sitting among Halloween décor! … more
The holiday season gives youth and adults an opportunity to stop and reflect on events of the past year, one’s beliefs and values, and what gives life meaning and purpose.   As 2022 … more
As I was discussing the weather last week, as in COLD, and WINDY, I came across a news article that said the annual Things We Carry Ruck March between UNL student veterans and those of the University … more
I'm often surprised at the way music from my past is imbedded in this old brain.   Not just lullabies I sang to my kids, but popular songs from the Fifties, and occasionally, lyrics sung in … more
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