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I was almost to work today and had to turn the car around and hightail it home due to extreme nausea.  Fortunately, I made it back to the house before I actually lost it all (literally).  It’s a good thing, […]

(Wrote this about a week ago…couldn’t decide if I wanted to publish it because it’s very personal, but–here goes!) Well, I’m 62 today!  Used to seem sooo old to me, but from this vantage point doesn’t seem so bad. Unless […]

I am not in the business of reviewing movies, but I just watched one that you should all see.  The name of the movie is “Lifted“ and It is a special film.  NOTE:  It is the movie “Lifted” that was released […]

Found this poem on a Facebook page called “Seal of Honor” and thought I’d share it with you. Please remember to pray for all of our brave men and women who are putting it on the line every day…and don’t […]

As I’ve mentioned previously, I came into adulthood during the Vietnam War.   I was never one of those glorious, glamorized free-spirit hippies who seem to epitomize the sixties and early seventies these days.  Contrary to popular media presentation of that period […]

I was looking for special songs and found this one. Watch it and listen, and then, if you feel so inclined, read my thoughts that follow: This song makes me weep for all the children who will never see the […]

Today we buried my brother-in-law, Henri Blits. It was a small, private Jewish service with an Air Force honor guard and loving tributes from his nieces and nephews, Rick and myself. Henri was 61 years old. He passed from this […]

Teach your child some common courtesy. Your children will be easier to live with and a joy to take out in public.   I have to say, this is missing in so many households right now, and when these kids are […]

When was the last time you thought about our troops?   Sadly, I believe there are many Americans who can go for days at a time without giving them a thought. Take a few minutes out of your day and […]

FEAR It’s a nasty word, isn’t it?  All you have to do is think the word and all sorts of thoughts of past fears, current fears, fearful possibilities for the future come crowding into your mind.  I don’t know about […]