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Great-grandma Katy slept upright in an upholstered chair instead of her bed each night. She had explained to me that lying down caused discomfort but sleeping upright allowed her to sleep soundly. Her habit came to mind early this morning … Continue reading

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This year, being of the Olympics, gave me pause as I read the text of an ancient inscription found at Olympia. “As you go to the starting point for the chariot race, there is an altar with an inscription to … Continue reading

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