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November 11, 2016

Follow   Remembering our Veterans Once again, Veteran’s Day finds our nation in conflict, with men and women engaged the perilous task of defending and protecting those in need of their help.   In Zanesville, which was once the capital of Ohio, from 1812-1818, in the center of town, they have established a park to...
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October 30, 2016

Follow Happy Halloween!     I thought I might treat you to Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hallow, which is now actually on line!         Washington Irving (1783–1859) The Legend of Sleepy Hollow              FOUND AMONG THE PAPERS OF THE LATE DIEDRICH KNICKERBOCKER   A pleasing...
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October 2, 2016

Follow Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur     “Le shanah tovah tikateiv veteichateim,”   Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown on October 2, 2016 and is celebrated through October 4; while the holiest day of the year, for Jews everywhere, Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at...
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September 22, 2016

Follow Welcome Autumn     In New England, autumn began announcing his impending arrival, a couple of weeks ago; almost as if Labor Day was actually the fall equinox.     The first sign of fall were a few brightly colored leaves, which while beautiful, serve to remind me that the...
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July 4, 2016

Follow Celebrating the 4th of July     The Second Flag Raised at Iwo Jima “Among the Americans who served on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.” ~ Admiral Chester W. Nimitz ~ Pacific Fleet Communique #300, March 17, 1945 As we celebrate the birth of our nation, I...
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March 21, 2016

Follow Happy Easter     “And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split and the tombs broke open. The bodies of...
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Follow The Ever Growing Village   I promised a friend, a peek at this year’s Village, and here it is, set to music – thank you Kate! When visitor’s come to the house, they are still asked to choose a place to live and one to work, this year I am...
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December 1, 2015

Follow Happy Hanukkah! “We light these lights for the miracles and the wonders, for the redemption and the battles that you made for our forefathers, in those days at this season, through your holy priests. During all eight days of Hanukkah these lights are sacred, and we are not permitted to...
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November 26, 2015

Follow Wishing You a Heart Filled with Thanks     “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.”  ~1 Chronicles 16:34~ The American holiday, of Thanksgiving, is based on the ancient notion, of celebrating a bountiful harvest; it has become a time to gather around the...
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November 11, 2015

Follow Veteran’s Day The Sprit of Naval Aviation Set aside time to remember the sacrifice of so many, that we may enjoy the freedoms we do.  Can you imagine how different the world would look today without the service of so many fine young men and woman?  We have much to be...
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