The Look of Longevity

On a daily basis, I continue to be amazed by the number of seniors I meet who are in their mid to upper 90's and even the numerous centenarians (100+). In my 15 years of working with and having delightful…
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Everything Old Is New

Vinyl records seem to be making quite the comeback. In addition to all the modern media, many artist are now releasing their albums on the old LP format at a much higher price. Up to $30 for an LP! One…
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Mini Blizzard 2015

Yesterday, February 14th,  I was scheduled for two Valentine's Day Celebrations in Columbus. The forecast was calling for moderate snow showers but nothing too drastic. I left at 12:30pm for a 3:00pm show. All was fine, snow showers with wet…
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A Melody of Amazing Grace

I am convinced when one life comes to the full realization of God's overwhelming love and grace, that one life will be renewed and refreshed forever. As an act of unmerited favor, God sent his son Jesus as a gift…

What Christmastime Is To Me

What Christmastime is to me... one beautiful moment in time, a cherished memory, a kind word, a tender touch, the sparkling lights, a melody from long ago, the scent of pine and the aroma of Constant Comment Tea, a taste…
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The St. Olaf Choir

Last night on PBS Television, we enjoyed a beautiful Christmas Concert of traditional selections, "Christmas In Norway" featuring the St. Olaf College Choir. The concert was filmed in a lovely cathedral in Norway. What a breathtaking performance it was with…
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Adventures In Contentment

"Adventures In Contentment" is a great book about one man's journey as he considered the important things in life. A nostalgic writing published in 1907 by a well known author of the day, David Grayson. It is a refreshing read…

Delicious Peaches by Laura

Laura and I love to shop at a place called "Sweetwater" in Amish Country of Ohio. It is an authentic farm market and reminds me of the days growing up on the apple orchard. They grow a ton of vegetables…

Song Story: For Me And My Gal

"For Me and My Gal"... what a wonderful, light hearted love song. The words were written by Edgar Leslie and E. Ray Goetz. The music was written by George W. Meyer. The original song was published in 1917. I arranged…