Baseball Anyone?
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Baseball Anyone?

At my house, we are baseball fans, as in the longer version of that word–fanatics.  (Except for my daughter. She hates baseball. Really. She hates it.  We have a video of her as a baby, sitting in her little pumpkin seat as we watched baseball on television. “She’ll probably love baseball too,” I said on the…

An Amazing Surprise
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An Amazing Surprise

Every year, spring itself is like a huge surprise to me.  After a long, gray winter, I’m always surprised at how stunning the bright green grass looks, and how breathtaking the sun looks, streaming through leaves.  After many years of this, it seems that feeling wouldn’t happen, but it always does. More sun and more…

Real Mail
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Real Mail

Several days ago, I came across a stack of letters I had written to my parents years ago. My mom had saved them, and when she passed away, I brought them home. Some of the letters were from my college years, from dorm room 543 in Centennial Hall.  The letters often began with “I’m sorry I…