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Of Medals and Men

The Equuschick’s very moving post about our Viet Nam vet friend for whom she is dog-sitting reminded me that I do not think I’ve shared this here. Clarence Fowler, elder in the church where I grew up, father of a young man I considered a very good friend off and on thru high-school, somebody whose […]

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What a pity it is when something so exhilarating becomes altogether prosaic. There was a time when I would watch in awe what was being orchestrated before me. It would cause my palms to sweat, my knees to shiver, and a deep kettledrum to pound in my chest; but it is not that way any […]

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