Apr 102015
 

Did you know there’s a cemetery at University Dr. and Research Park Boulevard? It even has a name. It’s called East Cemetery. I noticed a headstone or two sitting in traffic one day, and assumed no more than a few graves were there. Actually dozens rest here.

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There are several acres. It’s deceptively large.

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Here is a couple who’s been here almost exactly 100 years.

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Here is a World War I veteran who lived to see the end of World War II.

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I figured most folks would have been here a good while, but here is someone who was buried as recently as 2009.

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It was an intriguing and reflective stop ahead of meeting Melanie for lunch today.

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 Posted by at 5:21 pm
Apr 052015
 

Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with Him. For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, He cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over Him. The death He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life He lives, He lives to God. In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. – Romans 6:8-11

I hope today finds you happy and at peace.

 Posted by at 6:52 am
Mar 302015
 

“The most important thing about a family is that all the people in it love each other.” – Heather Has Two Mommies, by Lesléa Newman “Why is this controversial?” – Nathan, after reading Heather Has Two Mommies Heather Has Two Mommies was first published in 1989, after a lesbian couple who had just adopted a […]

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Mar 272015
 

On Wednesday, the U.S. Army charged Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban, was controversially exchanged last year for five senior Taliban leaders held in Guantanamo. These charges come despite strong indications that the White House tried to […]

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Mar 102015
 

We’re not quite halfway because of the Sundays therein, but close enough. This year I gave up red meat and alcohol, and I haven’t had any problem. In fact, it’s been so easy that if I continue on a consumption/denial path for next year, I need to go full vegan (as I would have this […]

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