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12/28/2013
Some of us — myself included — get up each morning, go to work, eat dinner, go to sleep and start again. Many of us get so caught up in the business of living that we forget about the art. Instead...
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12/28/2013
We call it the “season to be jolly” in one of our holiday songs, but maybe it was also a season of expansion. “Expansions” can be positive or negative. Perhaps you can relate to some of these post-...
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12/28/2013
I didn’t actually write about Christmas last week, because my plans were so up in the air. My earlier plans got changed because baby Sydney and her mom Susan got really sick. Since I was recently out...
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12/27/2013
Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas have all come and gone, and in a few days everyone will be ringing in the New Year. This has been a very exciting year for our little family from buying a house...
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12/27/2013
During the holiday season, it is really easy to give your spare change to whatever charity representative may be sitting outside of your local grocery or department store. Charitable giving is...
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12/26/2013
Its contents were unknown, until one Christmas Eve in December 1957. Christmas had never meant much to me growing up in South West City, Mo. We had almost no extended family. My grandparents had died...
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12/26/2013
I first met the Bikers Against Child Abuse on a cold, wet Saturday on Dec. 14 during the Toy Run hosted by the American Bikers Active Toward Education motorcycle group. There were countless...
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12/24/2013
There is great interest by gardeners in incorporating edible fruit producing plants into the landscape or creating a small home orchard. Opportunities exist for the production of many favorite fruit...
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12/24/2013
During Thanksgiving and Christmas are you cooking up special recipes — ones you only prepare only during the holidays? Eggnog, divinity, pecan pies, fudge, Martha Washington’s, etc. It’s been...
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12/23/2013
While many of us will spend much of today cleaning up following Saturday’s storm that left widespread damage across the area, we can’t forget how lucky we are. No lives were lost as a result of the...