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Annie and I took our first late night walk together last Thursday evening. We didn't get very far because the neighbor left his yard light on.  Annie soon discovered something was following her.  It was dark and no matter how fast or slow she went...

Occasionally a small rectangular box appears in the lower right hand corner of my computer screen with the following message, “Security Essentials has detected and isolated a threat to your computer.”   It then gives me an opportunity to “clean” my computer of the offending bug. ...

It was creepy looking.  All winter it appeared in various places around the house. We often found it crawling up and down the drapes in the family room. Today was spectacularly warm for April and so tonight it used up its welcome.  Knowing that it...

Six weeks ago one of my very best friends gently went to sleep in my arms. Mandy, our black lab, had been with us for over thirteen years.  Needless to say, it was a very emotional moment, so much so that I have not been...

Now that all the snow is gone we can evaluate the extent of the devastation left from last December's incredible ice storm.  From the thirty trees destroyed in my yard I will have firewood for years to come.  I am intrigued by differences between the...

It was a beautiful moment.  This morning I was walking down the hallway of a large elementary school when the principal announced over the loudspeaker that it was time to pledge allegiance to the flag.   I was where I could see into four classrooms as...

This evening I saw Romans 1:16 on a church sign.  "For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ."  In modernity we could wonder why Paul would say such a thing.  There are hundreds of millions of Christians in the world.  Why would anyone...

When my wife and I fly somewhere she always gets me a window seat and herself the aisle seat, which means there is a stranger sitting between us. I think I remember the pastor who married us saying something about let no man come between. ...

Prince William of England and Catherine Middleton are to be wed April 29th at Westminster Cathedral.  The engagement ring is an oval blue sapphire surrounded by 14 diamonds set in 18ct white gold. It was Lady Diana’s engagement ring. According to authorities (whoever they are)...

With the world’s population growing and our awareness that resources are finite, we think about how much we consume; at least we should think about it if we don’t.  Today I asked my students how much actual space each one occupies.  One of the students...