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THE LEANING TREE

  1952:  With girlish glee I measured my adolescent growth by the Leaning Tree. 1955:  Four inches taller but I still walked straight as I passed under the Leaning Tree. 1956:  My sixteenth birthday pictures were taken under the branch … Continue reading

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AS THE YEARS GO BY

What can you do to add a pleasant roundness to your years – Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter? Cultivate and follow principles that lead to laughter and devotion to a cause. When you go to bed at night, formulate the … Continue reading

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BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE GET OLD

NOTE:  I question whether this is in poor taste.   I am not being cynical, making light of a problem, nor being humorous.   I am exaggerating, but I am recognizing that this kind of problem exists.  We need more medical research … Continue reading

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THE DAY AFTER

So yesterday has been here and now is today.  I find I’m only one day older than I was yesterday, even though I had to add a year.  Does that seem right?  At least it explains how the years roll … Continue reading

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PASSING YEARS

The years have turned to decades; The decades, to scores. Age can bind the body But still love’s spirit soars. I’ve loved Him since I was but a child. He’s my friend when the storms are wild. When forsaken by … Continue reading

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JOY OF BEING 84 YEARS, 362 DAYS OLD

The joy of 84 years and 362 days!  You ask me the ways?  I’ll tell you.  A clothes closet packed full with clothes – none new.  But oh, the possibilities of a new combination.  I found one today and I … Continue reading

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CHANGE

Facebook Status from September 10, 2014 “How precious also are Thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!” (Ps. 139:17 NIV) And listen as God expresses his love in the following picturesque words: “I led … Continue reading

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IS THERE PURPOSE TO THIS?

I am progressing well.  Home health nurse and physical therapist have been by and the occupational therapist is on her way.  Good care and follow up planned for me.  Thankful for these good services.  Will see the surgeon on Wednesday.  … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE LONGER, PLEASE

  There are three Bradford pear trees on a corner near my home. They are loaded with white blossoms. One of the trees is a little more advanced than the others so the green is overtaking the white. I want … Continue reading

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I COUNT MY YEARS IN DECADES NOW

LAST YEAR I told you about my “birth” day.   So today I will pick up my story beginning at ten years and and hitting the highlights of each decade of my life.  As I thought this project over, I realize I … Continue reading

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