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Reflections……………………Mother’s Day

As I left the small rural town of my birth and formative years of elementary and secondary education I left a storehouse of memories. But one thought that stayed in my mind for years to come was, home was always … Continue reading

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Reflections…………….Education 1993-2019

Special note: The following are excerpts taken from a speech given  to a group of educators preparing for the new school year in 1993. The content is as applicable in 2019 as it was in 1993. Education in general has … Continue reading

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Reflections……………………………Inservice

Inservice training with Jesus as the Master Teacher and disciples as the students. Continue reading

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Ramblins………………..Kindergarten

  I sat in awe and in total amusement as the House of Representatives tried to censor one of their own members who had recently made a disparaging remark concerning Jews. Three days of selecting the correct terms and writing, … Continue reading

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Reflections…………………………..Stranger

In the early 1950’s my dad met a stranger who was new in our town. From the very beginning Dad was enchanted with this stranger and newcomer and soon invited him to  live with our family. The stranger was quickly … Continue reading

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Ramblins……..Global Positioning System….GPS

    For the past three to four years I have had an ongoing relationship with Patti. She is a delightful companion but for some reason she constantly wants me to make a u-turn. When she really gets frustrated she … Continue reading

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Reflections……don’t let the old man in

  How old would you be if you didn’t know the day you were born? Think about it. Physically, Mentally and Spiritually. Don’t read any further until you have answered that question.                                Many moons  I  have lived….     … Continue reading

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Reflections…………………….See What I See

Editor’s Note:  Any highlighted words leading to advertisements are not designed by the author but rather the result of WordPress. Today, December 22, my children, their wives and the grandchildren gathered at the Coker House for our annual Christmas celebration. … Continue reading

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Elizabeth and Mary

Despite the Scrooges among us who annually decry the commercialization, the crassness and the blatant sentimentality of so much of the Christmas preparations, it is still a magical time of the year. The daily popping out of multi-colored lights at … Continue reading

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Reflections…………………………..Personal

  I am told people who are writers, or in my case ‘bloggers’, go through hills and valleys with their writing. Some days you are filled with topics and can write for long periods of time. Other days you are … Continue reading

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