A Foundation Rooted In Friendship

It was sometime late last year — after the election and before Christmas — that Ute, a correspondent for the Hohenloher Tagblatt in Crailsheim, inquired about the Worthington contingent traveling to the sister city in the summer of 2017. “Are you coming?” she asked. It’s the 70th anniversary of the Worthington-Crailsheim sister city partnership. “You’re…
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A Creepy Doll And A Singing Santa

She’s over 40 years old, with big brown eyes, a light pink dress and arms and legs that only turn at the shoulder and hip. He’s a new addition down on the farm, standing 5 feet tall with a painted-on beard, a rounded belly and wire-rimmed spectacles. What do they have in common? Both are…
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Love Thy Neighbor

I was sitting in my backyard the other night feeling a little lost. The past week was a rough one, and for the first time in days, I felt like the weight of the world had finally been lifted. I turned off the computer, left the phone in the house and sat with my feet…
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Summer Is Here, Where Is The Pause Button?

These cooler June days of late have been simply wonderful. It’s great for the budget to turn off the air conditioner, open up the windows and let the cool breezes fill up my little house. When the thermostat showed a chilly 65 degrees indoors, though, it was time to either close the windows or dig…
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On The Road Again

  I’ve never been a fan of Willie Nelson’s music, but his song comes to mind when I look back over the past month. “… On the road again Goin’ places that I’ve never been Seein’ things that I may never see again And I can’t wait to get on the road again…”   Starting…
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