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Another Huge Win for Humankind

Polio, a terrible and tragic crippler of millions of young children when I was growing up appears about to be eradicated. I just read an article that included this from snippet from Bill Gats: “…humanity could see its last case … Continue reading

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Rushing to Judgment

A blogger friend of mine posted a story about a dog in another country who found a baby in a plastic bag at a garbage dump and brought it to its human family, who saw and decided to adopt the … Continue reading

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“We Took The Leap Together” (From My Poem “The First”)

This post is for those of you who enjoy experiencing the process I go through when attempting to develop a song lyric from one of my poems. You may recall reading the paragraph in an earlier post about the direction … Continue reading

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Salt & Sugar: Humor & A Suggestion

An expectant mom let her 4-year-old place his hand on her belly and feel the baby kick. He asked, “How does the baby get out of there?” To keep it simple, she just said, “The doctor will help.” His eyes … Continue reading

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Smiles

I was out watering my ferns and redwoods this afternoon when this came to me: Smiles They warm my heart and spirits And never go out of style Like the beaming ones that couples show As they walk together down … Continue reading

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A Tail-Waggin’ Squirrel’s Tale

A great friend and wonderful human being named Tom sent this story to me. It came with a lot of cute photos but most (ok ALL of them that weren’t from reblogs–SIGH) of the photos I’ve tried to download into … Continue reading

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Speaking of Daring Adventures…

Our eldest son and his wife are expecting their first child. I believe that having a baby is one of the greatest and most daring adventures of all. Their son’s due date is TODAY. It will be my wife’s and … Continue reading

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