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Christmas moment arrives unexpected with an angel

Every Christmas, I wait for The Moment. The Moment is the seconds — or, if I am lucky, a minute or two — where the true meaning of Christmas is personal. I feel it more than I acknowledge it, or […]

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Christmas moment arrives unexpected with an angel

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Every Christmas, I wait for The Moment. The Moment is the seconds — or, if I am lucky, a minute or two — where the true meaning of Christmas is personal. I feel it more than I acknowledge it, or […]

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Thanksgiving memories and ribeye steak

Photo above: The house on W. Idaho Street, as it looks today. Site of the Great Ghost Story and Reveal. Today is Thanksgiving Day when we celebrate everything we love

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Hanging with family can be a great vacation

When most couples think about going on vacation, they think about getting away from everyone but themselves. They think about heading off to a tropical island, or touring a

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12 Dates of Christmas

I admit I’m a nerd and that I love making lists a lot more than the average person. I also like planning stuff a lot more than the average

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Eclectic doctors: They chose any means available to help their patients

Rush Medical College opened in 1843 in Chicago, IL, with 22 students.  The school was named for Dr Benjamin Rush, who signed the Declaration of Independence and was known

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Goodbye Kyra

(Kyra and Brandon) Dear family and friends, This is one of the hardest letters I have ever had to write - a week ago, last Wednesday, we lost our beautiful daughter

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The Art of Being Un-Wired: Chapter 25

(Read the previous chapters here.) Though I never got to talk to Kehinde about the case, at least I owed one less person. Besides, I knew what I was going to

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The Art of Being Un-Wired: Chapter 23

(Read the other chapters here.) When I caught up with Benny the following week, I told him about seeing the woman and her little foster charge, about the Church’s foster

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The Art of Being Un-Wired: Chapter 20

(Read the other chapters here.) I forgot all about Sherilynn and Hank. Between cleaning up pumpkin remains and checking the website for new reservations, it was like they hadn’t even been

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Pioneer Travelers

(The family farm) I come from a long line of travelers. My paternal grandmother’s family arrived in America in the early 1600’s. They settled in Connecticut but fanned out across

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