Month: March 2017

Spring! What a wonderful time of year.

Spring has sprung: what a wonderful time of year. The cold bitter weather, the gray dreary skies, and the trees devoid of their foliage now begin to give way to the warming sun, the green foliage of grasses and bright petals of flowers all springing forth life. In the song, “the Rose,” there is the lyric, “that far beneath the bitter snows lies the seed, that with the sun’s love in the spring becomes the rose.” This makes me think of the seed that lies in all our...

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Daylight Savings Time!

It’s about that time … or is it? Once upon a time. A stitch in time saves nine. Working 9 to 5. Clock in, clock out. What a buzzer beater. Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse ran up the clock. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. I love Daylight Savings Time; I hate Daylight Savings Time; Why even change time? Don’t be late! Don’t get there too early! 2 minute warning. Saved by the bell … It’s about time! Does anybody really know what time it is? Although I do not propose to know what time it is, I do...

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Bells & Whistles

We are all, or most of us anyway, familiar with purchasing a car. Some are rather plain and some are loaded with bells & whistles. It is sort of fun to think back through the years how the bells & whistles have changed. A/C, electric windows, power locks, radios, electric seats, air bags, navigation systems, etc., etc., etc. It’s nice to have all or at least a few of these bells & whistles, but lest we forget, what we really appreciate is the engine, transmission, and the tires. I...

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