Tag Archives: Les Denton

Death of a Statesman

Over the centuries, many have died during war. We have all been touched by the death of someone we knew personally, whether a brave soldier in battle, or a civilian caught in unfortunate circumstances. While these deaths strike us the … Continue reading

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Okay, so I love to blog! Any subject, any time. Blogging has helped me find enthusiasm for research, taken me to faraway places, and introduced me to new friends. What’s not to like? You can just imagine my excitement when … Continue reading

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The Subtleties of Survival

Summertime is made for home projects. I love rummaging through the garage, discovering long lost tools, lonely scraps of wood and metal, and partially built dreams of the past. Running to the home improvement store to buy more is just … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness for Grocery Store Produce

 Though I am now a suburban home owner, I lived in the city in apartments for decades. It was always a dream of mine to have a garden. During my last ten years in Chicago, I was determined to make … Continue reading

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Just STOP and Give Thanks

A wonderful thing happened to me last week at a writers group. Someone had challenged themselves to write down something they were thankful for each night for a week before retiring. The end result was a wonderful list of memories … Continue reading

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