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It was a warm summer evening at the local elementary school graduation.  Proud grandpa was getting awfully warm.  Shedding his navy blue blazer and loosening his tie, he concentrated on getting the best photograph he could of his granddaughter shaking hands with the principal.  After...

Surely there has not been a more decent, honest and honorable man who was President of the United States than Jimmy Carter.  Without a doubt he has had the most successful post-presidency of any man who ever lived in the White House.  His foundation has...

While getting back into the driver’s seat I was muttering about paying $80.00 for the gas I just put in my very thirsty car.  I don’t know if my wife was trying to make me feel better or worse as she reminded me of an...

Today we are far removed from the contested battles over what letters should be included in the New Testament canon.  We open our Bibles and give little thought that the book of James was contested not just for centuries but for over a millennium.  It...

Upon arriving home from their vacation, the family discovered that together they had taken over 600 pictures.  Digital cameras are grand.  One does not have to pay for all that processing only to discover 400 of the 600 pictures are not worth keeping.  Of course...

The resident housedog was fishing about in the trash container in the kitchen.  Finding a treasure she headed for the living room to tear it into tiny little pieces.  Instead of taking it from her, her master decided he would be a good guy and...

Wanting to do something exciting for her twin nine-year-old grandsons, grandma took them to the circus.  They did not stay to the end.  The boys were bored.  The world has changed.  There was a time when going to the circus was the biggest entertainment event...

I smiled to myself as she said, "I'm having my tubes tied because I do not believe in birth control."  Really?  And just why are you having your tubes tied and what would you call it?  Consistency is perhaps one of the most illusive of...

It was a cold Iowa night when I received a phone call from a downtown hotel desk clerk telling me one of my church members was sitting on a ledge outside his tenth floor window.  On my way I was trying to remember something, anything,...

In a successful way to keep their graduating high school seniors safe after a graduation service, the parents of Bronxville, NY provide an all night party.  The highlight of the celebration happens at 3 AM.  A bagpiper leads everyone on a parent and police escorted...