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Recently someone dear to us wrote, “I wish life was like a video game, where you can click a restore button and go back and start over at a favorite time.”    That’s a pretty good idea but considering that would involve each life of the...

While shopping this evening I reached for an item and discovered some kind soul had been there before me and had tucked in place a two dollar coupon.   It hadn’t been put there by the store.  It had been torn out from a newspaper.  It...

The words to the familiar hymn begin, “For the beauty of the earth,….”  Those words create a mental slide show of snow-capped mountains, flower filled meadows, pastel sunsets, rainy mornings and snowy evenings.  The beauty of the earth is all of the above, but it...

The traffic light turned green and the driver pulled out to make a left hand turn.  Just then another car appeared coming from the left at about 50 miles an hour.  It never slowed for the red light. Fortunately, there was no collision.  The driver...

Standing in front of a tempting display of freshly picked cherries was a very classy looking gentleman and lady.  They appeared to be about sixty and were well dressed.  His clothes were impeccable, and she was well appointed with expensive appearing jewelry.  They were filling...

There is in central Connecticut an absolutely lovely little town that takes one’s breath away because of its quaint beauty.  The houses date back to the 1700’s and the lawns are expansive.  Giant trees shade the streets and the town square is out of a...

A strange thing happens as the days go by; we know less and less.  Eighteen year olds know everything.  But as the days go by it is harder and harder to know something for sure. Life is full of variables.  Things that at one time seemed...

Three days ago a snail crossed the driveway.  His slime trail is still there.  It is just like some people we know.  Everywhere they go they leave a trail.  They are the kind of people that impact your life.  Sometimes for good and unfortunately sometimes...

If I thought he was crotchety you should have seen her; gray, hunched over and making those shuffle steps unique with the aged.  What happened next was wonderful.  He opened the truck door for her as she crawled into the passenger’s seat.  Using the truck...

This evening one of my students told us about his five-month-old son with a voracious appetite.  Once he starts eating they cannot feed him fast enough.  As soon as the spoon nears his mouth he leans into it, sucks it down and immediately makes noises...