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Hang In There!

A few days ago I noticed a small spider on our back porch. He was hanging from a single strand, about eye level, a couple of feet outside our back door. I kept an eye on the spider and noticed … Continue reading

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Craving Milk

A few weeks ago I watched a deer run across the hay field beside my house. She stopped at the edge of the field and just stood there. After a few seconds, her spotted fawn emerged from the bushes. It … Continue reading

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Take a Risk!

There is a story told about a time when humorist Will Rogers approached his friend Eddie Cantor for advice. It seems that Rogers was thinking about making some significant changes to his act, but he was worried about the dangers … Continue reading

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To Feed, or not to Feed?

Wildlife conservationists have a saying, “A fed bear is a dead bear.” This is to remind people of the dangers of feeding wild bears. There is danger, of course, to a person who would interact with a bear in such … Continue reading

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Nurture and Protect

One of the things my wife and I enjoy about living in the country is that we see various kinds of wildlife on a regular basis. Early this morning, I turned into our lane and saw a coyote in the field … Continue reading

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Not Walking Right

A had a friend who used to point out to me that I was obviously favoring one leg. He noticed my limp, and warned me that if I kept walking that way I could cause damage to another part of … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

Here’s a quote from Dave Bristol, manager of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team in 1972—“There’ll be two buses leaving the hotel for the ball park tomorrow. The 2 o’clock bus will be for those of you who need a little … Continue reading

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Now That’s Productive!

Playing baseball for Southern California a few years ago, Bill Peavey homered twice in one game. The second home run landed on a golf course and rolled onto a green and into the cup! A home run and a hole-in-one … Continue reading

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All about Change

Here we are halfway through January. How many of you have kept your New Year’s resolutions so far? I have a friend who resolved to quit drinking last year. He said that it brought him so much satisfaction that he … Continue reading

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Everything New

A church once hosted a birthday party for one of their members, a gentleman who had just turned 100 years old. One of the newer members of the church commented to the guest of honor, “In your lifetime you must … Continue reading

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