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November 24th, 2015

LAST RITES part 1

If being a sinner means to be estranged from God, then Jim was not a sinner. I have known Jim since first grade, over forty years, and I don’t think once in all those years did he emotionally separate from or turn his back on God. However, there were a few times when he did […]


November 3rd, 2015

Indian Summer

  For over 200 years, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has adhered to the saying, “If All Saints’ (November 1) brings out winter, St. Martin’s (November 11) brings out Indian summer.” So I guess according to them it is technically not Indian summer. However in this case, it is warm 70’s and has followed a period of […]