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Happy Birthday Shannon

By on August 15, 2020 in Journal | 0 comments

Happy Birthday Shannon    One time Shannon and I were talking about the perspective we have of age depends on our age. We both recalled our replies when someone asked us how old a person was. When we were in our twenties, our answer was “They’re pretty old. They have to be in their fifties.” Our answer when we were in our fifties was ‘They’re not that old, they’re...

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The Right Reason

By on August 8, 2020 in Journal | 0 comments

The Right Reason Before I begin with this week’s story, I want to share a New York Times headline from the “You can’t make this stuff up!” department. C.D.C. Warns of the Dangers of Drinking Hand Sanitizer After Fatal Poisonings Federal health authorities issued a formal warning on Wednesday about the dangers of drinking hand sanitizer and alerted poison control...

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Elite Events Garage Sale

By on August 1, 2020 in Journal | 0 comments

Elite Events Garage Sale I would like to start off by thanking Kimberly Bronson and everyone at Elite Events for allowing me to set up a booth at their events. Their programs are always professional and successful, and I have benefitted greatly from everyone I have been to. Two weekends ago, they held their annual Idaho’s Largest Outdoor Market and Garage Sale at...

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Nine Years Ago

By on July 25, 2020 in Journal | 0 comments

Nine Years Ago    Last Monday was exactly nine years since Shannon left for her next chapter. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long ago. For this week’s story, I would like to talk about a few of the life lessons I have learned in the last nine years. Patience This was one of the hardest lessons for me to deal with. At first, I just wanted the pain to stop and to...

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