Category Archives: Travel

Sunday Morning Buffaloes

Ever experience that magical event that occurs when you place a yard sale sign in front of your house?  The sign seems to act like a homing beacon of sorts, emitting some kind of bargain hunter attractant and suddenly, ten … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure

Boys like to dig.  I suppose I did my share of it when I was once one, and have done plenty since, but there is just something inside of most boys that make them want to dig in the dirt.  … Continue reading

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Where’s John Now?

I had a normal morning today, woke up feeling pretty well.  I got up, made coffee, got in the shower, and then retrieved my first cup of coffee after getting out of the shower.  I read my daily bible reading … Continue reading

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Replaced

Occasionally, but not too often, my work transplants me to places far, far away.  When this necessity for air travel jerks me up from home and drops me into places unforeseen, it is not only cause for alarm in my … Continue reading

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Living in a Floodplain

The banks of Bear Creek were not filled to capacity this year.  I vividly recall that very spot a year ago when the creek was overflowing, swollen from unseasonably late summer rains.   This year the creek displayed an inviting architecture … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Coon

There are seven days in a week, which equals out to 168 hours.  It was the last day of vacation, and only about five hours remained of the original 168 we’d planned to be gone until we would pass back through … Continue reading

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Blood in the Water – Part 2

Armed with a phone book and cell phone I struck out to find the nearest walk-in clinic.  I was bound and determined not to go to the emergency room, knowing that they cost a small fortune.  Moments later I was … Continue reading

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