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I Didn’t Know I’d Be A New Parent During A Pandemic

Of course it was snowing. It always snows here when we don’t want it to. And not that kind of snow that teases you with a dusting only to vanish by mid-morning. It was a heavy snow, almost like a … Continue reading

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A Simple Sunday

Sundays are for relaxing, unwinding, and resetting for the week. Though in 2020, they just seem to be another day — another morning to night workday. The tasks are different, there is no clocking in or out, but the work … Continue reading

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The Warmth Around

Sometimes, everything just seems to fall into place, even when you’re not really expecting it. Big, small, anything. If you look for things to fall apart – then they will. It was just a normal day really, but on that … Continue reading

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A Little Stream, A Little Hope

It’s okay to be a pessimist. It’s okay to worry. There is a lot to be sad about, there is a lot to be disappointed in – but there is hope out there. Rivers always keep on moving, and so … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place, In A Quiet Time

We worry, we wait, we predict, and we pray. Every day it seems like there is something new to concern ourselves with, some new tragedy that will take us down. However, the world goes on around us. And while it … Continue reading

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Let’s Face It – We Lost

Sometimes, you have just to throw in the towel, call it a day, and admit that your best just wasn’t good enough. Unfortunately, that seems to be the situation we are in. Every day there is new news, there are … Continue reading

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Best of the Midwest

Sometimes I think about what it would be like to live in other parts of the country, sometimes I think that it would be better to live somewhere warmer, more populous, or just generally “nicer,” – whatever that means. However, … Continue reading

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Sunset Over Ohio

It’s funny how nature doesn’t know. Nature doesn’t know about pandemics, in the sense we do. It doesn’t know about poverty, worry, abundance, or anything that we worry about daily. Nature doesn’t think about bills, schoolwork, daycare, or mortgages. It … Continue reading

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My Thoughts – If It Matters

As if we all were in some strange, messed up movie, it seems like all days are blending together. Weekends blend into weekdays, weeks into months, while none of us know what’s up from down. All day long the television … Continue reading

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Why Would Anyone Want To Be Creative?

It’s a nice Saturday night, and things seem to be winding down. The clock is inching toward the 1 a.m. tick, but really, the work is just beginning. The drummer is tearing down in the dark, noisy and cold backstage. … Continue reading

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