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A heartwarming trip

Just the other day, I got a message from a former student as she is traveling in Paris with her family. It was a photo of her with a young woman of her own age with a background of the … Continue reading

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Christmas decorating

I have gotten a few small things done as I put away the Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations. I pulled out the ceramic Christmas tree that my mother made us many years ago. She went to a ceramics’ place and got … Continue reading

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Feed My Starving Children

Our oldest ‘daughter’ organized a wonderful après Thanksgiving moment whereby we, as a family, packed up food for starving children in the world. We all met at the location on Park Avenue (Route 176) in Libertyville and signed in. All … Continue reading

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A hungover canine?

Stewart is a very OCD dog. I suppose that goes with the territory since he is a Border collie. Speaking of territory, Stewart at the time, is very interested in marking his territory, so much so that when I take … Continue reading

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Deer camp and thoughts on deer hunting

I am basically anti-gun. I have been so since my youth. I went on a deer hunting weekend. Go figure. Culture shock? Yes. My reaction? Positive. As I slept through the night awaiting the next day and hunting, I came … Continue reading

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