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Moon, Mars Citizen Missions Coming Soon

Back in the day when I lived on the Space Coast, we use to jump in our pontoon, cruise to near the launch point, and get a birds eye view of the latest and greatest rocket that left Cape Canaveral. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral and the various industries that served NASA, were the focal […]

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Riding In The Carpool Of Life

Marion lost two of her sons this week. One was in residence his entire life, the other not here physically, but like many of Marion’s sons, she was always in his heart. We were so very sorry to hear of the passing of Gib Turner. Gib was a kid in Marion in her more Mayberry […]

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What’s Cooking?

Being that I will be back from the sunny south next week with some great old fashion southern recipes that I hope all will try and enjoy…. This week I am going to do a couple of recipes with Avocados since they are in season, taste great and are very good for you….                  AVOCADO  SALAD  SUPREME 1 pkg. lime Jell-o […]

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The Mystery Of The Missing Bible

When we arrived at church one Sunday, I reached for my Bible and it wasn’t in its usual place in the car. “That’s strange,” I thought, feeling sure I remembered carrying this new Bible (a gift from my wife, Pauline) out of the house to the garage. Later, a search of our house seemed to […]

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Most Valuable Super Bowl Player – Chris Long

While all eyes were on Justin Timberlake, a slew of new and clever commercials, Tom Brady and the Philadelphia Eagles punishing running game, one Eagle defensive player was risking life and limb for no pay. That’s right, 10-year defensive lineman Chris Long had decided way back in October when National Anthem protests became all the […]

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Another Fine Blast Off

I watched the launch of Elon Musk’s Spacex Corp Falcon Heavy rocket today. Twenty-seven engines propelled the gigantic rocket and payload into space at3:45pm from the old Cape Kennedy in Florida, where all manned space exploration was launched. Even from these northern environs via satellite television the viewing was spectacular. I envy my cousin who lives […]

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What’s Cooking?

With Lent starting next week and with many observing this I will do some non meat recipes that I hope you will all enjoy….. LEMON  DILL  FISH from Laurie Martin 2 1/2 to 3 pounds salmon or white fish 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine 1/2 cup onion, diced 3 Tbsp. lemon juice Mayonnaise or Miracle Whip 1 Tbsp. drill […]

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Send All The Bouquets Upstairs

Dr. Kenneth Wuest, who taught Greek, was my favorite college professor because he always brought something beyond the day’s lesson to the classroom to inspire his students; some insight that could change the day and leave a lasting and enlightening impression. He called these day brighteners “golden nuggets” and authored a book by that title, […]

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Do You Want Coffee With That?

I have always refused to take sides in print. And believe me from time to time there have been some pretty big happenings to tempt. But I refuse. I won’t get pulled into religious and political current events. I avoid these topics for several reasons; chief among them my belief that this is not the […]

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Problem Conscious Or Power Conscious

A church congregation once sent their pastor to me for counsel. There was a serious division in the church and the people seemed unable to put away their differences. The troubled pastor explained the situation to me, saying he couldn’t figure out why there were unable to solve their problems. He had been preaching regularly […]

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