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Carl Sandburg was an American poet who won 3 Pulitzer Prize awards or poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. He was noted for his many volumes of verse and keen observations of life. When he passed away … Continue reading

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Wednesdays have been labeled, “Hump Day” since the 1950s. The middle day of the work week gives the employee hope for an end of it, and the promise of a weekend filled with rest and recreation. Unfortunately, the weekend is … Continue reading

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“Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief,    officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest” Proverbs 6:6-8. My husband will tell you, I get way too involved in my garden. I spend … Continue reading

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Actually I’m crazy about this time of year.  At least I can breathe again for a week or two.  The air is crisp and fresh and mold spores haven’t yet taken hold.  Unlike Maxine, I enjoy a blanket of leaves … Continue reading

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Over the many years of my life, I’ve had many career choices.  Some were necessities, others learning experiences, and the rest were the beginnings of what I truly wanted to do – to help others.  I think every one of … Continue reading

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I used to be able to tell you if it was Monday or Friday.  I could even spout out the date in a flash.  For me, the only reason I know it’s Monday today is that I went to church … Continue reading

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Me with one of the very important Oompa Loompas, before the last show yesterday.  For the past few months, I’ve been working as stage manager for a children’s theater production of Willy Wonka, Jr.  The last show of fourteen performances, … Continue reading

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I’ve always enjoyed working with children and seeing them grow physically and confident.  My joy in seeing a child succeed may go back to my own childhood, when I felt completely inadequate – unsure of myself and lacked one ounce of … Continue reading

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