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Location, location, location

One of the most unsettling aspect of moving is the disruption of regular routines. I decided to get to work re-establishing one of my favorites yesterday morning! I went out on my newly built back deck, put my coffee down … Continue reading

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The world is getting smaller

It may sound strange, coming from a blogger, but I have not been a huge fan of technology. We went several years without a television in our home. When we did get one, TV time was strictly limited. Basically, for … Continue reading

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Missing Tile Syndrome cured!

Although I am getting better, I frequently suffer from missing tile syndrome. I first read about this psychological defect in “Happiness is a Serious Problem” by Dennis Prager. Imagine looking at a beautifully tiled ceiling. Now picture realizing that one tile … Continue reading

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Do you believe in angels?

As you probably know, it has been snowing quite a bit here in Kansas City. When I went out to the car this morning, I learned that another several inches fell last night. Needless to say, driving in this weather … Continue reading

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Much more than I had hoped for

I have once again been amazed at the goodness of God! In previous posts, I have told you about the dramatic changes that God has been bringing about in my second daughter. As profound as the last big change was, … Continue reading

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Wasn’t even going to ask!

After taking a shower and regaining my equilibrium from my son’s desperate attempt to avoid losing so badly (LOL), I took my broken glasses to Costco to order a new frame. My eyes are such that I cannot wear contacts all … Continue reading

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The perfect set-up

I can’t fully tell this story without making a confession… On many nights, my wife and I sleep in separate rooms… not because my wife is mad at me! No! I am not in the doghouse. It is difficult for … Continue reading

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Are you ready for…?

Fill in the blank with the next fast approaching holiday and you have a common way to make small talk at this time of year. However, I am really asking…are you ready for Thanksgiving? Did you know that we are … Continue reading

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OK I’ll take you in

Before I left Kansas City, I tried to schedule a tour the Chicago Board of Options Exchange but could only leave a message. The woman in charge returned my call somewhere in Iowa and told me that they are not … Continue reading

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Surrounded by favor

I must have stopped in the nice part of town because the cheapest hotel I could find was $183 per night. I called my wife and asked her to see if she could find a cheaper place on the Internet … Continue reading

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