Monthly Archives: November 2010

Rising cream, sinking income

When I was a child, milk was delivered daily by the “milkman” who visited the house early in the day leaving glass bottles of milk in the box built into the house. I recall getting the bottle of milk out … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2010

One hundred and two immigrants arrived in the United States after a frightening and perilous journey.  They were barely able to find shelter before winter. And over the next year every one had to work very hard just to keep … Continue reading

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Be still & know…

After such pleasant warm weather over the past few days it is now cooler and raining tonight. By the end of November we find the plants and trees around us retreating into hibernation – into lessened activity – as winter … Continue reading

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One dollar a day & Christmas purchases

Nancy shared two mind blowing facts with me the other day. 1 BILLION people subsist on less than $1 a day.  Second, over $450 BILLION is spent on Christmas each year. How could the second fact mitigate the first? With … Continue reading

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