Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas Miracles Are Alive and Well at Kmart

While in Chicago last week I saw a TV news story about a craze that has spread throughout the United States this Christmas season.  Anonymous donors have been coming to Kmart and paying off the layaway accounts of parents who … Continue reading

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40th Wedding Anniversary

Forty years ago today I stood in the back room of a church in Rockford, IL.  My childhood friend, Dave, held a ring in his pocket and my brother was there as well.   I hadn’t been nervous any time leading … Continue reading

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What a Difference an (NFL) Organization Makes

As the 14th week of the 2011 National Football League season approaches, teams are vying for playoff spots on the road to the Super Bowl.  The league is full of talented players, but unfortunately some of them end up playing … Continue reading

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Winter’s Intellectual Blizzard

Today the snow came to Minnesota.  The neighborhood is full of people with shovels, snow blowers, and other winter apparatus who must clear the snow from roads, driveways, and sidewalks.  The first snow is usually welcomed; it virtually guarantees a … Continue reading

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