Thursday, June 30, 2016

A top 10 list is now the way to define what things are about. Just before Christmas break, my daughter turned in a history project based on the top 10 facts about the Tai Ping Rebellion in China (1850's).

Last Sept. 15, Kade Kotheimer, the son of Boardman Township's finest, Police Officer Jim Kotheimer, was injured in an accident so horrendous that he was not expected to live and lay in a coma for weeks.

Very few things passed down to me from my paternal grandparents, unfortunately, survived our house fire of December 2000.

As I see it, the problem with writing is obvious: all the good lines are taken. If there was any justice in the world I would open this column about 2006 with "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

I love to bake, but making homemade goodies means someone should eat them. We don't need the extra food temptations, and neither do the people (neighbors and friends) I might give them to.

As we close the door on another year, we start a new blank slate - anything is possible. I have always looked at a new year with eyes wide open to new possibilities and a hopeful heart.

The move from the big house to the smaller home a year ago brought a pint-sized office, three dozen banker boxes to replace nine, overfilled filing cabinets and a new, tiny-by-comparison work desk.

Each holiday season brings certain traditions that are unavoidable. For instance, at some point in December, you're going to turn on the radio and hear The Royal Guardsman singing the Snoopy vs.

Here it is. My Christmas list. It's my farm editor Christmas list, not my personal wish list (stainless steel pots and pans, if you must know).

I compared notes with a friend at work about the kinds of music we'd been working on at our churches, Hers, being one of the largest congregations in the area, just finished doing a Christmas cantata which was, no doubt, grand.
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