Category Archives: Think about it

Those They Leave Behind

. It is the one and only photo that makes me cry each time I see it. What brings the tears to my eyes is not just the bereaved young woman, but the Marine who stands behind her. In an … Continue reading

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Good Friday – “Were You There?”

. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers. And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Many years ago, when the girls were much younger, I ran across a wonderful book called “Many Moons” by James Thurber.  It is the story of a young princess who falls ill one day after a “surfeit of raspberry tarts”.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: The Angel Tree (A Koch Family Classic)

. . Every family has their own “family lore” – stories handed down from generation to generation.  These are generally told around the campfire, on the front porch, or around the dining room table.  The good ones are side-splittingly funny; the really … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – PETA: Come for their Outrage, Stay for their Porn….

(This post originally appeared on October 2, 2011) So the New York Times put up a really cute picture of a sassy little bird: It’s got that certain je ne sais quoi , no?  I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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“Of the People, By the People, For the People”

. Today marks the 151st anniversary of a most solemn occasion: .

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Tuesday Tunes: “Simple Gifts”

. There are plenty of videos with this beautiful song out there, but I absolutely LOVE the photography used in this one – it’s full of the people and things that make America such a great country: . . (“Simple … Continue reading

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