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Month: March 2019

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

If you haven't seen the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? which traces the life of  TV host Fred Rogers and his television program of that title I recommend it to you. The documentary was directed by Oscar-winning Morgan Melville.There were 1765 episodes of the program from 1968 two 2001. Rogers died of cancer at the age of 74 in 2003. He was a graduate of the Pittsburgh theological seminary and an ordained minister. He was married to his wife…

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HOLLIS BARNETT 1907 – 1990 – An extraordinary man

HOLLIS BARNETT 1907 – 1990 – An extraordinary man

My father in law, Hollis Barnett died on March 22nd 1990. He was a unique and wonderful man. You can read about his extraordinary wife Betty Barnett and more about this couple whoI grew to love. https://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2010/03/i-write-this-in-memory-of-my-wifes-father-hollis-hall-barnett-whodied-in-puyallup-washington-on-march-22-1990-at-the-a.html Hollis Hall Barnett died in Puyallup, Washington at the age of 83. Hollis was born in Buckley, Washington on May 3, 1907 and spent his younger years at Mt. Rainier National Park where his father, Herman "Herm" Burke Barnett, was a National Park Ranger….

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THE ART FRAUD EXPOSED DURING A TRIAL

THE ART FRAUD EXPOSED DURING A TRIAL

The concept of karma teaches a cause and effect function in life. Good intent and good deeds contribute to good karma and future happiness, while bad intent and bad deeds contribute to bad karma and future suffering. The same idea is found in Ralph Walter Emerson's famous essay "Compensation" where he argued life has a cause and effect rule. He wrote:  "Every act rewards itself, or, in other words, integrates itself, in a twofold manner; first, in the thing, or…

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PETER BABAROVICH 1861 -1935

PETER BABAROVICH 1861 -1935

My maternal grandfather Peter (Petar) Babarovich was born April 12, 1861 in the village of Splitska on the island of Brac in the Adriatic Sea. He died in Anacortes, Washington March 5, 1935.  I was born 12 days after he died. It must have have been a very difficult time for my mother, to lose her father and then give birth to me.  He and my grandmother had seven children all of whom, except my mother, Mary, who was born in Anacortes,…

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