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Songs of our Youth

Songs of our Youth   Earlier this week, we cranked up Pandora in the living room with our children and listened to John Denver croon the new State Song of West Virginia. Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah … Continue reading

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Westbound and Down

Westbound and Down My first resolution of the New Year is that I am NOT going to drive 1605 miles over the 2014 Christmas holidays to visit our older kids and other family. It wasn’t just the miles that got … Continue reading

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Texas Revival Week

Texas Revival Week This past week I traveled 1650 miles to San Antonio, Texas to attend a women’s praise conference. Sort of like an old time revival. My sister and her daughters invited me to attend and I thought it … Continue reading

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A Clarinet, A Trombone, and Hot Cross Buns

A Clarinet, A Trombone, and Hot Cross Buns   For years, we have gone to football games just to watch the band. We have cooked and handed out millions (yes, millions!) of hot dogs at ball games for the band. … Continue reading

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Flags, Drum Rolls, and A Closed Throat

This is my column which ran on July 5th in the Princeton Times.   Flags, Drum Rolls and A Closed Throat I love the Fourth of July celebrations because it is a time to get together with friends and family … Continue reading

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Fasting Crowns at the 5K

Our church is involved in running a community 5K on May 4. As such, each Sunday morning at church the race director – Greg – urges us all to participate in a practice run right after lunch. Being Southerners, this … Continue reading

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