Our Rivers Through Life

From the interstate the houses appear clean and well kept. Perfect, like miniature homes set up beside a model railroad track. From this distance you can’t see the dirt, chipped paint or fading siding. Passing by at 70 miles an hour the guardrail and roadside grass blur, but distant proper looking homes and farm houses …

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Make Time to Skip Stones

During a recent trip to Watkins Glen for an annual family reunion, on my wife’s side, we decided to spend some time exploring the area instead of just sitting around the campground We usually take in some sights and visit the wineries, breweries and other nearby places, but this time we wanted to get off …

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One Foot out of the Covers

A friend posted this on Facebook: Covers on, too hot. Covers off, too cold. One foot out, just right! After reading that I felt a slight sense of relief, and somehow felt a connection to the other people who had read the post and responded that they do the same thing sometimes. I thought, “I’m …

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The Rewards of Labor – Lunch!

It’s the simple things, you know? Making lunch. The simple, personal rewards we kinda look forward to that make us happy. But how does it feel to make lunch if you weren’t looking forward to it? I mean, if you were just sitting around waiting to make lunch that lunch might not be as rewarding …

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