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Israel: Jerusalem and Bethlehem

For me, the days spent in Jerusalem and Bethlehem were the highlight of my trip to Israel and Jordan. Roman ruins are interesting, but my primary reason for this visit to these countries was to see places mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Israel: Nazareth, Bet She’an, Jericho, and Jerusalem

The fourth day of travel in Israel brought me to an overview of Jerusalem, the city I considered the highlight of my recent trip to Israel and Jordan. The golden globe in the left near the skyline is the famous … Continue reading

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Israel: Capernaum, Mount of Beatitudes, the Sea of Galilee, and the Jordan River

Day Three of my recent trip to Israel and Jordan included visits to several important New Testament sites, including the Jordan River. This baptismal site on the Jordan River was actually the last stop of the day. Capernaum, the place … Continue reading

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Israel: Caesarea, Haifa, and Acre

When you’re in Israel, you never forget you’re in a Jewish state. All you have to do is look at the Star of David on the country’s flag. Not the American idea of the separation of church and state, but … Continue reading

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Israel: Tel Aviv, Valley of Elah, Latrun, and Jaffa

I’ve recently returned from a two-week visit to Israel and Jordan, and my mind is still reeling from all I experienced. I’ll take each day of the trip for a separate blog post (with lots of pictures!) and invite you … Continue reading

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Springing into Spring

What’s on your agenda this spring? For me, it looks like a return to golf. Sigh. My husband used a pro shop credit he’d won in a member-guest tournament in Greenville as a partial payment for this lovely set of … Continue reading

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Fun and Facts from a Texas Trip

For our 45th wedding anniversary, my husband and I took a trip to two large cities in the big state of Texas: Austin and San Antonio. We were in for a lot of fun with a dose of history. We … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Valentine’s Day Gift

Counting courtship and marriage, this guy and I have celebrated a half century of Valentine’s Days. During that time, I can’t remember a year when he didn’t buy me something on February 14, usually the traditional gift of candy or … Continue reading

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Viewing a Snow Day from Inside

What’s not to love about a snow day? If, of course, a person doesn’t have to drive to work or haul a kid back up a hill on a sled. Yep, being old and retired has its benefits. A body … Continue reading

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Please Write a Review

Facebook friends who’ve read my book, please write a review on Amazon. It’s really quite simple. First, find my book, Life and Death in Narrow Creek, on Amazon. I’ll make it easy for you. Here’s the link: Now scroll down … Continue reading

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