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Lindbergh Has Landed!

I awoke with a start! The bedside clock announced 3:30 a.m. The bedroom was icy cold. The backyard light was shining through the window,...
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Boots On The Ground Provided Inspirational Opportunities At DFW

Friends & Family Meeting Troops at DFW Airport Experience Happy Reunions They originated from all over our country, and other countries such as Mexico, Poland,...
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Journey To Mountain Creek

It felt like spring today. A nice, fresh, gentle breeze bumped up against temperatures near 70-degrees. Some areas of north Texas have received over...

Miracles Are Everywhere

There are numerous definitions for a miracle. Some are rather simple while others are expansive in scope. But to me, a miracle is an...

From The Cool Side Of The Pillow

COMMENTARY—Historians tell us that in his later years American forefather Benjamin Franklin indicated he had trouble sleeping. In the summer, Philadelphia must have been...
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For The Love Of The Game

COMMENTARY—I am filled with Tiger- pride whenever I watch fellow Lincoln High School alum Chris Bosh take to a NBA court. It's especially gratifying...
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Angel In Corduroy Part 1

The sun had long set over the desert city of Phoenix, as the driver dropped me off at the airport. The last three days...
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Angel In Corduroy: Part 2

The flight was called and I boarded quickly and got comfortable. Since I was first class and plagued by a limp, I was first...

Better Hurry If You Are Coming!

There is not a comparative place like Texas in July and August unless it is Libya or Saudi Arabia. Intense heat causes images to...
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Billy – The Boy Who Loved Pigeons

My teaching career was broad and expansive. The first decade was spent teaching in small districts the size of Benjamin (97 students) and as...