Tag Archives: trouble

The Trouble Tree

A friend sent this story to me and I thought some of you would enjoy it as I did. With Love, Russ I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a … Continue reading

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Get Your Stories Straight

(This is a re-post for newer friends of this site.) Like nearly all siblings, our sons sometimes got into quarrels. When that occurred, my Beloved and I attempted to unravel how it started so we could create learning lessons as … Continue reading

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The Day Girls Saved Me

(Some of you may have seen this story on my blog before, but I sometimes re-post an earlier story to give newer friends a chance to learn more about some of the goofier messes I got myself into.) Many years … Continue reading

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For Our Own Benefit Too

Life is a difficult ride. At times all of us will know pain, trouble, loneliness and struggle. That’s why it is so important for us to practice love and kindness. For your own benefit, as well as for others. I … Continue reading

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TROUBLE!

‘The sole purpose of a child’s middle name is so he can tell when he is really in trouble!’ –Author unknown (at least to me) While funny, the above statement was also true for my brothers, sisters, and me, when … Continue reading

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