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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: It’s time to offer 5 reasons why I’d never win ‘Survivor’

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: It’s time to offer 5 reasons why I’d never win ‘Survivor’

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

During commercials, we fantasize about winning the $1 million prize and never emptying our own dishwasher again.

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Footsteps in Faith: Seek to listen before responding

Footsteps in Faith: Seek to listen before responding

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

So, here’s a little test to take: Next time you have a conversation with someone or hear a report or read a few blurbs from the latest social media site, ask yourself what’s being communicated?

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: ‘50 shades’ of mattress shopping led us to our purchase

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: ‘50 shades’ of mattress shopping led us to our purchase

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The third floor displayed mattresses as far as the eye could see. We didn’t know where to begin. For the first half of our marriage, we used low-budget mattresses from the military PX.

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Footsteps in Faith: God, why is this happening to me?

Footsteps in Faith: God, why is this happening to me?

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some of you are going through tough times right now. You’re not alone.

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Speeding is a major crime trend on post

Speeding is a major crime trend on post

| May 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

For those driving on U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii installations, the rules of the road are simple, and yet, there are many who still get stopped for traffic infractions.

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Footsteps in Faith: Competitiveness can blend with sportsmanship

Footsteps in Faith: Competitiveness can blend with sportsmanship

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

So, maybe it is not competitiveness that is the issue, but where our focus lies.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You eventually will never say never

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You eventually will never say never

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

I swore I’d never do it.

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Footsteps in Faith: How a fishing net becomes a family heirloom

Footsteps in Faith: How a fishing net becomes a family heirloom

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The net has journeyed with my family on our many moves across the United States. Usually it hangs in a garden shed or garage with other tools I try not to use.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You can’t rush into military transition

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: You can’t rush into military transition

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

It hasn’t been easy, but we realize that our transition is not complete. We are still cultivating our future.

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The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

The Meat and Potatoes of Life: Holidays test relevance of jellybeans, other dilemmas

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the 8 mm reel of my memories slows to a film-flapping stop, I realize that the meaning of a holiday is not in the traditions, but the principals observed.

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