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Eric Freed
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Away From The Things Of Man
Away From The Things Of Man

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Memorial Day Weekend Getaway
Looking back at some of our travels over the past year... * My daughter and I decided to get away for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  We don’t usually travel on that weekend specifically because it seems like EVERYONE travels on that weekend, but we bo...

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Memorial Day Significance, Plus a Getaway
I’m feeling mighty insignificant in recent days, particularly following a reorganization at work that required me to change positions.  While I had been in my previous position for over six years, I had come to love the work, the responsibilities, and espec...

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New Stories
I’ve always thought of myself as a writer.  My high school English teacher in 9 th  grade, Ms. Keeny, may disagree, as I didn’t take writing very seriously back then, nor did I always practice what was being taught in the world of grammar, and I had the gra...

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Happy Mom's Day
Happy Mother's Day to all of the moms out there.  My wonderful wife, Teresa, passed from this life less than a month before her first official Mother's Day, so everyday spent with our daughter, Melody, was Mother's Day.  Teresa was a great mom. Melody was s...
Happy Mom's Day
Happy Mom's Day
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Pizza!
I consider myself a pizza connoisseur.  Though it is not the best thing for me to eat, I can’t help trying an old favorite or a brand new, never-tried-before pizza parlor.  So many of my favorites over the years have disappeared off the map, many of them ch...
Pizza!
Pizza!
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Short Takes
Today is Free Comic Book Day , the annual celebration of all things related to comic books on the first Saturday in May, featuring a variety of books offered for FREE by publishers working with comic shop owners to provide access to the world of comic books...

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Prayer Requests
It has been a rough week, with my mother's surgery on Friday to fuse a vertebrae after her fall down the stairs last week, and my mother-in-laws surgery, also on Friday, to remove her knee for a knee replacement.  Daughter Melody and I found ourselves makin...

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Mom Takes A Fall
Wednesday night, I was in bed, reading a book and getting sleepy, when my phone rang.  It was 10pm, so I knew it was not a normal call.  Sure enough, it was Dad.  His voice was shaky as he told me he was following an ambulance to the hospital.  Mom had fall...

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Say "Cheese!"
I got a speeding ticket mailed to me a few days ago.  Apparently, I was speeding in front of an elementary school on a Sunday evening, going 48mph in a 35mph zone, and there was a speed camera.  I'm definitely guilty, even though I didn't even know I was go...

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Random Signs
One of the...I don't know..."benefits" of having a last name that is also found in the dictionary means that I see it in print in various places all of the time.  Anytime there's a headline in the newspaper that mentions someone getting released from jail r...
Random Signs
Random Signs
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