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Weekly Letters

It’s Never Over Until It’s Over

Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra, hall-of-fame catcher for the New York Yankees from 1946-1963, was known for his malapropisms and pithy, paradoxical statements like “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over!”  Boy, did that ever apply to the recent baseball college world … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With The Weeds

One of the challenges of successful gardening is keeping up with the weeding. If you don’t, the weeds will pretty much take over and squeeze out the vegetables, flowers, etc. that you have planted.  And, you can’t just weed the … Continue reading

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Better When Together

     We enjoy fruit and look forward to when the  watermelon, and cantaloupe start showing up in the stores, and our strawberries and raspberries get ripe.  Unfortunately, it is often difficult where we live in northwest Montana to get really … Continue reading

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Oh Deer!

While we often are frustrated with having to protect all our plants, shrubs and trees from the resident whitetail deer herd, we also get rewarded by observing them over the course of the year to see their changes of “coats” … Continue reading

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Courage

After the death of Moses, God commissioned Joshua to guide the Israelites into the Promised Land where they would face many challenges. God said to Joshua: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be … Continue reading

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The Price of Freedom

One of my special memories of our family’s camping trip in Europe in 1985 was visiting the American military cemetery in Luxembourg where some 5,076 of our soldiers who gave their lives in WW II are buried. The scene was … Continue reading

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Running With Endurance

A key battle took place in Europe in 490 B.C. that brought freedom and democracy to Europe. It was the “Battle of Marathon,” in Greece, as they fought for freedom against oppression and slavery. After the battle, legend has it … Continue reading

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