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Looking Back

Mar
23
Posted at 12:19 am

Janelle was running late for work, so she just had time for a quick look at herself in the mirror as she was going out the door. What she saw there made her stop dead in her tracks. Her white blouse was — shudder! — wrinkled. Normally, this would not be a huge problem for [...]

Mar
22
Posted at 12:21 pm

Janelle was running late for work, so she just had time for a quick look at herself in the mirror as she was going out the door. What she saw there made her stop dead in her tracks. Her white blouse was — shudder! — wrinkled. Normally, this would not be a huge problem for [...]

Mar
14
Posted at 5:34 pm

              I don’t get it. I mean, I was just driving along, enjoying a sudden burst of spring-like weather at winter’s end. When I glanced in the mirror and saw that teenage girl in the red sedan waving at me, it seemed like the most natural thing in the world to smile and wave [...]

Mar
10
Posted at 11:06 pm

              I was talking to my son, Joe, on the phone last night when I heard something I never heard before.             Sarah.             Sarah is the youngest of our eight grandchildren. She was born 10 days ago in a hospital 2,100 miles away. Because of various circumstances, we won’t be able to actually see [...]

The one thing Cory could always do on a basketball court was shoot free throws. Even after rehabilitating from the stroke he suffered late in his freshman year at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, he could still drain free throws.  A 5-11 point guard who scored more than 1,000 points in his high school playing career, shooting [...]