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I walked outside the other day and I could smell it. It was the smell that sticks with a person. It was the smell that indicates the changing of the season from winter to spring. It was the smell of … more
With the weather warming up the problems are starting again with young drivers playing “cat and mouse” around town, or whatever it’s called these days.  The games involve … more
What is the meaning of life? What is love? How do you know you are doing the right thing? These are questions that I feel mankind has been struggling with forever. The first two questions are … more
I always find it interesting to hear stories as friends reminisce about their childhood memories. Recently Charlie Redding stopped by to drop off this photo along with an explanation about it. I … more
It has been a dozen years since I first tried to ride a bike after many years believing I couldn’t.  My brother-in-law let me ride his while camping at Blue Lake in Onawa.  Probably … more
Easter is fast approaching, and it marks the first family gathering event of the year. This time last year, families were recommended not to gather due to safety. Now that we have precautions that … more
I am a firm believer that you can “learn something new everyday”. My most recent eye opening experience happened while I was patiently waiting in the pickup for Charlie to come out … more
As a pastor, I am called on to perform both weddings and funerals.  If I had my choice, I would take a funeral over a wedding any day. Now don’t get me wrong.  Funerals are no … more
How do you know when you want to make some changes in your life?  In my case, I noticed that a little bit of hard work tends to show me that change can happen. This weekend we changed the … more
Caution.  This may seem like a political post to some.  Read at your own risk. Anyone else feeling uneasy?  Wasn’t that supposed to go away when 2020 was in our rearview … more
Dear Readers, Over the next several weeks/months I will be recovering from shoulder/wrist/thumb surgery. So, if you have any news you want on the Decatur page of the Mirror-Sun please call me or … more
My eldest son has recently been in a pretty severe car accident with some of his friends. With everything said and done, they were lucky. In reality, it could have gone very differently. While my … more
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