Category Archives: peace

Things that mattered then

Yesterday I was the EMT on an ambulance call for a 90 year old woman who was injured in a ground level fall. When caring for folks in the back of the ambulance, there are EMT assessments and protocols I … Continue reading

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Failure is not final

This morning I was making some mini chocolate mocha cheesecakes in cupcake pans. I have made them before with foil cupcake liners. Today, I went with a simple non-stick spray and no liner. Let me say that turned out to … Continue reading

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Worth saving

Yesterday there was a bee in the basement. After some investigating I realized it was a honeybee so I scooped it up and placed it outside on a plant. Honeybees are vital to pollinating our food, they provide honey, and … Continue reading

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Always right there

Yesterday Diane and I had an out of town appointment. I took coffee with me in my favorite cup. It is my favorite because it holds twice as much coffee, keeps it hot for hours, and Diane got it for … Continue reading

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Are you angry, lonely, or depressed?

I was listening to a sermon from pastor Matt Chandler this morning and he was setting up a twelve week sermon series titled “Unearthed”. This foundational sermon talked about how the world and the desires of the world can never … Continue reading

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The lost cicada

In our area of WV we have been listening to cicadas for a couple few weeks now. Those are without a doubt among the strangest of creatures. This brood lives in the ground for 17 years and then emerges for … Continue reading

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When things appear to be spinning out of control

Diane will not buy any bread but Schmidt Baking’s 647 bread and buns. It is called 647 because the bread has 6 net carbs, 40 calories, and 7 grams of fiber. On a recent pack there was an ink smear … Continue reading

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For the glory of God

Today I am wearing a shirt that many people would throw away. These fire department shirts were very new when the Covid hit early last year. but this one looks old because it has bleach spots on it. I also … Continue reading

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He can do anything

Diane was at the beach last week and took a picture of the sunrise on the beach and the full moon in the sky in the opposite direction, both in the sky at the same time. When there is a … Continue reading

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Trust me? Perhaps.

The Short Gap Volunteer Fire Company is nearing the end of a building expansion. We cannot wait. It has been tough having vehicles stacked three deep. We have been going in and out of the doors at back of the … Continue reading

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