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More about Dreams

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“Life isn’t about living your dreams,” said the TV preacher. “It’s about living God’s plan.”  Maybe, I thought to myself. Or maybe not. Maybe our dreams are God’s plan. Maybe God is the giver of dreams. And don’t get too religious on me. I’m talking about dreams of traveling or cooking or writing or building […]

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Do You Have a Bucket List?

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So my friend Mike Haynes finally got to see the Northern Lights. It was on his and wife Kathy’s bucket list. They had tried before—in 2015 from Iceland and again in 2019 off the coast of Norway. Yet, though they went to likely places at likely times, the phenomenon known as Aurora Borealis wasn’t cooperating. […]

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My First Dream Was Named Sue

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My first dream was named Sue. I was six years old, and, no, Sue wasn’t a girl. She was a horse, more precisely a Paint mare. Paints are white with a patch (or patches) of another color. Sue was solid white with a splash of copper on her neck and mane. Can’t remember exactly how […]

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What a Wonderful World

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Thank God for Louis Armstrong. He saved my Monday. I had woken to the usual weekend news updates—more political unrest, more bad pandemic numbers. And, then, “What a Wonderful World” popped up on my Pandora. Suddenly, I’m seeing “trees so green,” “red roses too,” “skies so blue,” and “friends shaking hands.” What timing! Evidently, I […]