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The first time we took our son to a baseball game he was not even a year old. We dressed him in a Cardinal uniform and took him into the always packed Busch Stadium. 946 more words

BG Daily Readings — May 24, 2018

May 24 — Eye Opener (1950)

The only impossible thing in the world is a full conception of the things that are possible.

Within the limits of our lifetime, we have seen many marvels: the transmission of sound and pictures across the continent without visible means; we cook and freeze with the same unit of energy; man can now exert a force of 20,000 tons simply by pushing a button.

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Progress, not perfection

I missed my son’s fifth grade graduation ceremony last week.   It was one of those honest mistakes that can happen when you are divorced and, in my case, do not have the benefit of daily reminders about important upcoming events.   620 more words

Grumble, Grumble

Sometimes I grumble.  I grumble at the TV when an interviewer asks a question like, “How did you feel when you scored the winning goal?” or “Were you upset when the guy in the other car crashed you into the wall?” 302 more words

BG Daily Readings — May 23, 2018

May 23 — Eye Opener (1950)

“God created the world and God saw everything He had made and, behold, it was very good.” He gave man dominion over the world and we have badly fouled it up.

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Bugs (A Fish Story)

Sunday I went fishing.  It wasn’t like most of my fishing excursions.  There was no fishing partner, no group of buddies, no amigos, no one but this old white beard. 689 more words