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Can You Hear the Bell Toll?

Five simple words popped into my head after being exposed to current news from the media I had, up to today, done so well in eliminating from my life. Those words are: For Whom the Bell Tolls, written by John Donne

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Menards Goes High Class

I long for the days when hardware stores actually sold hardware. It is now a place to get dressed up and take out a woman on a date. Or better yet, for a woman to take a man out on a date. Not only does Menards offer

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The Wrath of Grapes

I was out taking pictures of old barns when I came across one very interesting one and decided to stop. I walked around to the back door to ask the owner for permission to go out to his barn. The porch was in disarra

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A Trip to the Casino: 'Come On Bessie!'

The other day my friend said, "Let's go to the casino." Words I usually don't like to hear for my own reasons. I would rather hear something like, "Would you like me to bake chocolate chip cookies?

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Council Hill Station-- A Peace of Heaven

It’s a beautiful September day. The sun is high in a clear blue sky. I sit in on a very comfortable yellow cushioned vintage chair under a tin gun-metal colored awning supported by knobby pine poles. There is a gen

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A Visit Back in Time

  About a month ago a man walked into the store I work at. We create Live Edge wood tables and other furniture. He introduced himself as Jim. He was a local farmer and a retired Pastor. He inquired if I would lik