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A Place Without Trouble

The little farmgirl in the blue gingham dress had troubles swirling around her like the dust so easily kicked up on the roads near her Kansas home. They weren’t troubles much different than anyone else’s: a mean old neighbor, a mischievous little dog, and a busy farm that needed all ...

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When Slow Is Good

In a busy world, always hurling us forward, there is so much to be learned through the memories and stories of how our own families walked through life in the past. It was in 1927, after completing just two years of high school, that my grandfather put his education on ...

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What To Do When You Fall

When I was a student, I didn’t appreciate my high school’s rich history, although I knew that it was the oldest school west of the Allegheny Mountains still in use. Built in 1916, it had hallways with marble floors, huge windows, and enormous photos of historical figures hanging down the ...

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From Where Does Your Help Come?

Some people are born helpers. Never shying away from a need, they have a gift for comforting, assisting, counseling, whatever the need may be. I had a great grandmother who was that type of lady. I have heard many stories of how she helped others. Her name was Margaret and ...

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The Problem with Coasting

Roller skating was a favorite weekend activity when I was young. Most of us hung out at the roller rink on Friday nights, one or another of our parents taking a carload of us, and dropping us off for the evening. Roller skating was popular during different decades, first in ...

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