Category Archives: The United States of America

The Memory of Old Jack

I recently finished reading Wendell Berry’s novel, The Memory of Old Jack. It’s another installment in his series of fictional stories of fictional people of a fictional town called Port William, Kentucky. But I rarely encounter characters and places as real as … Continue reading

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Fleta’s Cupboard

My wife, Marci, comes from a long line of strong women. Marchelle Louise Anderson-Asp, daughter of Fleta Louise Hettinger-Anderson… daughter of Virginia Beatrice Fackler-Hettinger… daughter of Fleta Marie Pittinger-Fackler… daughter of Ida Belle Baker-Pittinger… Going all the way back to … Continue reading

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Snow Piles

After the snows of late-January and early-February, I seriously thought that we’d have total snow cover through most of the month of March. But Spring surprised me. Spring is lovely like that. It feels like a surprise every year! Warm … Continue reading

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ManMaker 2022

It’s comical how many permutations of the name “ManMaker” exist within the H2O Network, within our own church, and even within our own staff team. ManMaker… Manmaker.. Man-Maker… Man Maker… Man Maker’s… Man-makers… Man’s Maker’s… I think the time may … Continue reading

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