Monthly Archives: May 2011

Feels A Lot Like Home


My two sisters greeted my brother and me on the front sidewalk of the house. Then they opened the door. Wow! A garden right in the middle of the living area. Live plants and trees. Plus a small pond with … Continue reading

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Life’s Ultimate End


Yesterday I congratulated an athlete for his first-place finish at a track meet. I said that I had just read about his performance the previous day in our local newspaper. He looked a little puzzled. I said, “In the Uf … Continue reading

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A Divided Heart


Over a decade ago (man, does that sound like someone else’s life), my family and I lived in Russia. For the first three months, I adjusted to a whole new culture. At the end of that period, I had one … Continue reading

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Rats! A Pop Quiz


“I am a rich man. I am a rich man. I am a rich man.” When you post an article about how wealthy you are as a member of the ONE’s family, you can expect a test to arrive soon … Continue reading

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Inherit the Wind? Hardly!


A few years ago, a beloved maiden aunt died. She’d been in poor health so her death didn’t surprise anyone in the family. We expected it. After her death, I received a notice that I had inherited her estate in … Continue reading

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“I’m Adam” (Part 2)


Okay, let’s rewind. I blaze by the golf course (in my dreams). “Hi, Alex.” Teenager looks up. “I’m Adam.” Blast! Wrong again. Now we’re all caught up. Mixing up names troubles me. When I call an older brother by the … Continue reading

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“I’m Adam” (Part 1)


I whizzed by our local golf course on my bike. As I passed the first hole, I waved and said, “Hi, Alex.” The young man on the green looked up and said, “I’m Adam.” Blast! I did it again. I … Continue reading

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