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From the Mouths of Angels

We started the new year with a funeral. Not the best beginning. A friend’s father had passed away at 87, after a long illness. As we signed the guest book and took our place in line to pay our respects, I found myself strangely choked up. At first, I thought it must be because this funeral signaled us …

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We all need a little motivation

I always loved the cartoon strip, Calvin and Hobbes (1985-1995), by Bill Watterson.  In college and my twenties, though, as a “new adult” I don’t know that I could appreciate his work as much as I do now. While Calvin never did manage to sell a swift kick in the butt, it is something that now, …

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