Throwback Thursday – Jan 5, 2023 Edition: OHIO, 1982-1983

After graduating from college (1980) and living in Toledo for a while, my former college roommate bought a little house on some acreage outside of Swanton, OH (actually quite a distance from what was then a small town) – on 4 between A & B, actually. And she asked me if I wanted to come …
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Thursday Thoughts – Dec. 29, 2022 Edition: Happy Birthday, Pete!

He was a different man when I met him back in 1998. We met online. Both married before. Both devastated. Both ex-spouses were now with others. Both angry, and backslidden. Both of us determined to never fall in love, or get married, again. Casey & I and my grandmother were living happily together in the …
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GUEST POST from Don – Fascinating People: Gloria Hartman Doughty

This spring my wife and I were invited to celebrate the 80th birthday of a man in a small group Bible study I attend.  We are pleased to know such a keen-thinking gentleman (who, by the way, traveled to England in June to participate in his doctoral graduation…).  At his party we met this amazing 95 year …
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Monday Musings: My Happy Place

Today after my cardiac rehab we went to the library. There are many places I go that I enjoy, or have special meaning. But only libraries always trigger my endorphins as soon as I walk into the door. Growing up, the Garden City (MI) library was about a 7-mile round trip from my childhood home. …
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