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Native American Indians have ceremonies for the purification of mind, body, and spirit that date back centuries and still continue today. There are sweat lodge ceremonies that are open to all people who seek harmony and balance with the Creator and all creation. I cannot help but wonder if some of our world leaders wouldn't benefit from attending one or several, then ask a wise elder to put them up on a mountain for a vision quest, and when they come down that the Sacred Pipe is brought out...

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A Byte of Knowledge 

 

How to find what you want on the Internet.

You're online and you've checked your e-mail but now you would like to know something about... Well... Something... You have an idea, and you would like to know more about it. So you look to the Internet. Why? Well everyone else says it's on the internet, why not this?

What am I talking about? Searching the Internet for something you want to know about. I view searching the Internet for something as easy as walking...

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IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

 

"I wish I could relax. ‑Since the accident I have been a nervous wreck. I am having nightmares, and I can still see the dead driver in the car as if it were five minutes ago. The trauma unit at Parkview Hospital was wonderful ..." ‑‑come the words from my niece, Julie. Her daughter, Madison, was in a fatal accident on Coldwater Road in front of Perry Hill Elementry School on Christmas Eve. I had traveled from Louisville and we were gathering at my sister, Kathy's...

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A couple times a month Don Graham and I get a call; "We have this nice old sports picture, could you help identify it for us." Our reply; "We will help, but don't expect too much." As usual the picture has nothing written on the backside. This is typical of most people. They just don't write on pictures. Even if you are able to contact someone on the picture complete identification isn't possible because people forget.

START TODAY BY WRITING ON THE BACK OF YOUR HOLIDAY PICTURES. Also number...

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Dear Cousin,

 

Darkness is falling at the close of this Christmas day, while snowflakes are slowly floating downward upon ground that is already white. It has been a lovely day, a day to satisfy all those wishing for a white Christmas. It was raining at breakfast time, the ground was soft and soggy, and it looked as if the weatherman had missed the mark. However, the rain turned to a fine, misty snow, gradually forming into big, fluffy flakes that transformed the bare ground into a white...

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I normally take regular loaves of bread on campouts but sometimes I bake what is commonly referred to as bannock or skillet bread. Usually, after the bannock is browned on the bottom it is turned over in the skillet and then propped up in front of a fire to brown the other side. You can turn the dough and put it back on the fire/stove and brown both sides the same way if you want to but there is a danger of burning it this way. Try both ways to see which way is best for you. If done right...

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