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STALWART PEOPLE GOT US HERE

Written by Grandma in 1934, Denver, CO.  July 25th – I was five months old.  I guess this was my mother’s grandma.  The people she mentions are my great grandparents and their siblings.  She is writing to family in Kansas.  … Continue reading

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SPEAKING IN OTHER TONGUES

The crush, the victory and the passion displayed by Christ’s death on the cross is heavy on me this morning. Charles Dickens:  “Bearing his Cross, upon his shoulder, like the commonest and most wicked criminal, our blessed Saviour, Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Being grateful before griping

I can see.  Surgery was successful.  Daughter-in-law, sister, and husband have kindly shown me eye drops don’t hurt!  Doctor and nurses are wonderfully sweet, comforting and knowledgeable.  granddaughter came and left cake while I was gone.  Carl and Vicky came. … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS

Birthday in January gives me cause to evaluate my life even more than the New Year does.  New Year is for everybody; January 24 is for me. Last night I prepared a blog for today in which I recount highlights … Continue reading

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I CELEBRATE PEOPLE

CELEBRATING FREEDOM, FAITH, FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOOD, FUN, FINANCES!  ALL THESE I HAVE BECAUSE OF OTHERS’  SKILLS, LOVE, AND SACRIFICE! Some young, some old; Some cautious, some bold. Some are students, generally smart; Some are skilled in mechanical arts.   Some … Continue reading

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BLOGGERS’ THANKSGIVING

My Blogging Friends, we have some things in common to be thankful for: The ability to read The ability to spell and write coherent sentences Discretionary funds which allow the equipment necessary for social media Physical strength, health, and mobility … Continue reading

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“SMELLS” OF THANKSGIVING

 Numbers 29:2 and others scriptures say that burnt offerings are a pleasing aroma to God.  These scriptures have troubled me in the past.  I would think, “Why, God, would you like the smell of sacrifices being burned?”  I believe I have one answer.  Let’s … Continue reading

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THANKS TO TEN – LIST ONE

I am attempting to organize some matters in a fashion that will allow me to express my thanks to those who are so encouraging by leaving likes to me.  All you bloggers know that is nutrition for the writer.  I … Continue reading

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AT WHAT RISK

“Standing in one spot is like being in a revolving door that takes you round and round to absolutely no where.  Now I take that step.”  Jacqueline Oby  (Oby-Ikocha)  Jacqueline continued in her comments to say, “Step out of the … Continue reading

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DEAR BLOGGERS

  Dear Bloggers:  I have found so many delightful, talented, encouraging, friendly, and smart friends among you!  (You pick the category you want to be in; I’m pretty sure it will be true.)  You all add so much “newness” to … Continue reading

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