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A lot of the federal stimulus money is being spent on repairing roads here in Massachusetts.  There are lots of detours.  Obviously it makes me happy to ride on smoother roads but this morning on my way to school it really became too much when...

In mid-July New England roadsides are lined with day lilies.  I cannot tell you how beautiful they are.  My vocabulary isn't expansive enough to describe how they turn mundane old roads into showcases of botanical loveliness.  I wish I could import them to all of...

I am sitting here with an old friend, Dagwood Bumstead.  I have known Dagwood since before I could read.  I would look at the pictures and little by little I figured out the words.  Somehow Dagwood and Blondie haven't aged.  They raised Alexander and Cookie...

While mowing the lawn with an electric mower, someone in our house who will remain unnamed ran over the wire.  Instant silence.  Without the connection the mower ceased to be useful.  John 15 came rushing to the forefront of my brain.  Unless we are connected...

Every  Presidential inauguration is always followed by multiple inaugural balls--sometimes as many as a dozen or more.   Celebrating is important to us.  Yet it doesn't seem to be merely a human activity.  In Luke 15 Jesus regales us with stories of redemption and lifts...

The New England forests are decorated with vernal pools laden with choirs of frogs that fill the night air with songs of romance.  As spring wanes and summer makes her entrance the pools will vanish along with the spring flowers nourished by their water.   Each...

With the windows rolled down I stopped at an intersection.  The magnificent sweet smell of freshly mown hay filled the car.  As I waited for a lull in the traffic so I could pull out I heard the lovely call of a cricket.  I reached...

I wish Solomon had been with me this afternoon.  I went to Barnes and Noble. If Solomon thought the world was full of books in 1000 B.C., (See Eccl. 12:12) he would have had a cardiac arrest this afternoon.  They are stocked for the holidays...

Hot, humid, steamy and sweaty are just a few of the words to describe today. It was one of those days you stick to everything you touch.  As the sun set this evening it was huge and bright reddish-orange as it lowered into the summer...

While filling out a form at the DMV this week I was sitting on a bench beside a lady who appeared to be a bit older than I.  (All of them are older than I.)  I particularly noticed this one because she was muttering fairly...