Category Archives: human interest

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(I posted this almost two years ago. I am re-posting because I want to refer to this situation in the next few days.) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Bell rings and children come in with news to share. “Teacher, we learned a new jump … Continue reading

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“GO, AND DON’T TELL” OR “GO TELL”

In a few days Easter will be here.  A reminder again of the Resurrection story.  I’m so glad someone told me that story! My blogging experience has brought me a bit of a quandary that I have been thinking about, … Continue reading

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THERE WAS A LITTLE GIRL

“Nobody’s ever loved me like you do,” said the orange-clad girl as she sat with little bare feet drawn up in the chair in the chaplain’s office at the County jail. Innocent looking yellow curls framed a troubled face.  Her … Continue reading

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Bell rings and children come in with news to share. “Teacher, we learned a new jump rope tune.” Cinderella dressed in yella Went upstairs to kiss a fella Made a mistake kissed a snake How many doctors will it take?  … Continue reading

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SO FLOWERS BEGAN

Genesis 1:12, “The land produced vegetation: plants bearing seed according to their kinds …”  So flowers began.  Now what  might God have thought would be good reasons for man to have flowers? They are pretty, even beautiful. Unlike animals, some … Continue reading

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DADDY WAS NO WHINER

Known for being a part of the Dustbowl history of the 1930’s—sometimes called the Dirty Thirty’s—my home in Southeastern Colorado in the 1940’s had changed considerably.  Roosevelt’s programs, the WPA and the CCC, had made improvements in land conservation.  Also … Continue reading

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JUST FRY MINE, THANK YOU

Colorado has its fresh water trout.  Texas has it redfish bay.  Cities have their fish and chips.  And I’ll have fish any place, just make it fried!  Fried fish. Scene One:  A pan full of trout barely past fingerling stage, … Continue reading

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