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My NYR List For A Better 2016!

Is it possible you can make 2016 a better year by creating a list of New Year’s Resolutions?   I don’t know, but I’m gonna try. Whether you see it as motivation, inspiration, or an exercise in futility—The New Year’s Resolutions List has made its annual appearance here there and everywhere. ┬áThat’s a Beatles reference…

Enjoying Thanksgiving Even If THAT Relative Comes

  Are you looking forward to Thanksgiving or secretly dreading spending time with a certain person who’ll be there? The Holidays mean family gatherings and that can create its own special brand of stress. Let’s face it, there’s one, at least one relative, in almost every family that tracks in drama when they cross the…

Fireworks Photo Serendipity

We live on a Golf Course and tonight they invited members to bring any leftover Fireworks and add to the Club’s planned display.   We walked out across the very dark course toward the Driving Range where the show was in progress. I took my camera, but had failed to check the setting or take…

The Last Full Measure of Devotion

Today like millions of Americans our family is gathered and enjoying a beautiful day. As I stood watching my great grandson learning to hold his breath under water, I saw the reflection of the flag. It brought to mind the poetic and moving description of a soldier’s sacrifice from Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. that from these…

Perfect Plans For A Perfect Long Weekend

What’s your idea of a ‘Perfect Weekend’? I think an extra day is a really good start! Yeah, It’s Friday and Memorial Day Weekend has arrived!!! Do you have plans? I have imaginary plans. We’re leaving early Friday afternoon and going to a Beach House. We’ll barbecue steaks and play a cool new Deck Building…

What Your Mom Really Wants For Mother’s Day

I’ve been thinking for several weeks about what to get my mom for Mother’s Day. She has everything she needs, but the point of the gift is to say something about how much she’s meant in my life. She looked for new perfume the last time we went to the Mall, so I was thinking…

How To Make a Living Easter Basket

This is a quick and easy project you could make with your kids, or make as a hostess gift if you’ve been invited for Easter Dinner. You’ll get everything you need for under $30.00. What the colors mean: Purple signifies the royal color befitting the King of Kings. White represents both the purity of Christ…

Holy Week

Jerusalem is the stage for the final chapter of Redemption’s Long Story. This is a special week for people who profess faith in Jesus Christ, for believers, for Christ followers. It’s full of meaning and each successive day adds potent reminders of what Jesus did, what He said, and how God’s long, long plan of…

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