Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wild World of Humbugs

The Wizard (covering up with the curtain): The Great Oz has spoken. Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain….the…Great…er…Oz has spoken. Dorothy (pulling aside the curtain and reprimanding): Who are you? The Wizard: (stuttering) I, I, I am … Continue reading

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Historical Humbugs: Scamming Sherlock

Humbug   1 a : something designed to deceive and mislead b : a willfully false, deceptive, or insincere perso 2 : an attitude or spirit of pretense and deception 3 : nonsense, drivel Merriam Webster Online Dictionary Before Columbo, … Continue reading

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Polar Express

In late December 2004, my husband George and I were scheduled to be in Lexington, Kentucky, for a five-day church gathering. We left southwestern Michigan at 9 AM Tuesday, an hour earlier than planned because we’d received an email from … Continue reading

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Unlikely Angel?

My husband and I were married in 1965. By 1968, we had become involved with a Christian church denomination that kept the annual biblical Feasts and Holy Days—Passover and the Days of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Pentecost, the Day … Continue reading

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