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While going through old papers, one of our friends in California came across a forty-seven-year-old newspaper from Andrews University.  Thoughtfully she mailed it to me thinking I might be interested since my picture was on the front page. I doubt if anyone in my present...

Unlike our 50.6 degree evening right now, on one 15.2 degree evening this last weekend my lab and I were out enjoying the crispest and clearest of winter nights.  The sky was so deeply black I am sure one could have seen a 7th magnitude...

It's about time to hang the buckets on the sugar maples.  When the temperature during the day goes above freezing and at night drops below freezing, the trees become gigantic pumps pushing gallons of leaf-making sap upward into the branches.  Soon I will see my...

I found myself having a very pleasant conversation with a good friend. Suddenly I saw someone enter the room who I deemed to be more important. Quickly I terminated the conversation so I could associate with the more important person.  It was not until later...

So many organizations rushed to Haiti to supply free medical help to victims of the earthquake that already established hospitals and clinics have gone bankrupt for lack of paying patients. In Africa free American food is rushed to famine stricken nations only to have farmers,...

Life is full of wonders.  Today I had a new one.  I love teaching.  Students never cease to do something new.  Today in my human development class, which spans the twelve o’clock hour, a young lady got up and left the room. That happens all...

We were having breakfast at Denny’s this morning with friends when I recognized a semi-famous film star eating in the booth next to us.  It took my brain just a few seconds of running through its Rolodex files to identify him.  Later when I looked...

At least six times each week I use a back road into our college.  Today I saw a new "No Passing Zone" sign.  I asked my wife how long it has been there.  "Years" was her response.  "Years!!!"  So much for being observant.  At least...

I live in Massachusetts, the land of the patriots.  No, I'm not talking about those guys who didn't get to the Super Bowl this year.  I mean the real patriots who defied King George and his Redcoats.   One cannot spend much time anywhere near Boston...

According to the dictionary the word "junkie" does not have to have negative connotations.  The second and third given meanings are "a person with an insatiable craving for something: and an enthusiastic follower: fan; devotee: a baseball junkie."  Therefore, I have come to realize I...