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Giving Thanks

I want to share with you some things that we in America take for granted and that I am extremely thankful for. As my...
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Who negates your vote? The Electoral system and citizenship

In years past, folks were required to show their birth certificate when registering to vote.  Usually this was accomplished through a local representative of...
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Always look both directions

At stoplights we look both left and right for a reason.  If we only look “right”, a fast moving object on the left may...
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Hysteria or Tyranny? Surfing the Web

For centuries, likely millennium, humans have been consuming raw milk.  Raw milk, today, is that which has not undergone a pasteurization process that removes...
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Raggedy Ann’s Uncle

Albert Simonson is an ardent historian.  He has traced the history of local pioneers and has provided a wealth of information to the Alpine...
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All Hallows Eve: The History Of Halloween

Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition.  Celebrated on October 31st, today Halloween is no more than a fun holiday for children, families...
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Why The Tuesday After The First Monday In November?

Have you ever wondered about why Election Day is the Tuesday after the first Monday in November?  I have, so thought I’d follow up...
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A Bit Of Nostalgia – Burma Shave

Many of us can remember taking a trip as a child and looking for the Burma Shave Signs along the highway. What fun we...
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Joseph’s Coat

We are now coming to the last thirteen chapters of the Genesis. God shifts from a larger world picture to focus in and begin...
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