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Giving out of Your Excess

Giving out of Your Excess

“The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.” ~Lao Tzu “For those who don’t know, we save our spare change all year long then combine it and cash it in. Then we pick a restaurant that’s open on Christmas Eve. […]

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Lessons in Music

“time wasted is not always a waste of time.” ― Terri Blackstock, Seaside Sitting with the younger gentleman, she wore a beautiful smile. Pulling her binoculars from her bag, she explained that the field glasses would help her to clearly see the man on stage. The younger man smiled as she explained that he was […]

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Give It Just a Little More Time

“My father had warned me, “Don’t babble. Don’t bray. For you never can tell who might hear what you say.” My father had warned me, “Boy button your lip.” And I guess that I should have.  I made a bad slip.” ~Steak for Supper, Dr. Seuss Why didn’t we wait? What was the hurry? Pressing […]

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The Gallery in the Hallway

“Photographs and memories All the love you gave to me Somehow it just can’t be true It’s all I’ve left of you.” ~Jim Croce Bum ba da dum, bum ba da dum…the sound of the drums travels across the field, over the ditch, through a few trees, and into my ears.  It’s the high school […]

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