Category Archives: Family

Back in the Old Days

It’s not what it used to be and maybe it never was, but growing up on a farm and in my family provided a good, solid basis for the next of my life. Continue reading

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This Bitter Shore

There are many hard losses in this world; losing a baby has to be among the hardest. How critical in this the love of family, the caring of friends, the sharing of sorrow and the hope of resurrection. Continue reading

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The Laughter of Old Men & Little Children

Maybe it’s not exactly what Jesus meant by “bring those kids to me” but at least making little children laugh doesn’t contradict the notion! Continue reading

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Meeting Amos

Snacks-$4.85; Gas-$58.00; Meeting Amos Michael Arnett when he was only four days old-yeah, you know… Continue reading

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Riding the Long Hills and Singing in the Dark

Singing old hymns together in the car gave me good memories of my dad… and much more. Continue reading

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Walking through Life’s Places

How long we’ve lived in any particular place probably isn’t nearly as important as how we’ve lived there… Continue reading

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Romping through Life

There’s not much in life that’s more fun than listening to and watching a bunch of kids have fun. Continue reading

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