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We Are All Santa Claus

“Alas! How dreary would be the world if there was no Santa Claus!… There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence.” — Francis P. Church Santa sure gives a lot. He not … Continue reading

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The Best Giving Hurts … But Not For The Reason You Think

“You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.” — Irish Proverb I told my wife, Melissa, that I was going to change the reader board at Tessa’s school. “In the rain?!?” she exclaimed. After … Continue reading

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That Little Extra

“The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.” — Pierre Corneille On the way home from work last night I noticed that a headlight was out. Knowing that commuting in the Oregon winter is done in the dark, … Continue reading

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