THE NEW WAR ON CANCER

"We may finally be winning the battle to turn what was once a deadly diagnosis into a disease that can be controlled and cured." - AARP Bulletin, March 2016 This AARP edition caught my attention! The crucial question posed on the magazine...

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THE AGONY OF DEFEAT

"The thrill of victory is worth the risk of the agony of defeat.”  - Mike Tauriainen, civil engineer, former Crowell player at UAF. Spokanites are grieving Gonzaga's heart breaking give away loss to Syracuse. Michigan State fans remain in shock...

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TRUE CONFESSION TIME

"Fred Crowell is the happiest man I know.” - F. Crowell 74 years ago today I was born next to mother, Kathleen Mitchell Crowell at Providence Hospital in Seattle.  My courageous and tireless working mother brought 8 of us into this...

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HUMAN BEING OR HUMAN DOING?

"What is man that you are mindful of him?” These Words of Hope were written from my home on an overcast Saturday morning March 12, 2016.   A terrible cough and a tough reaction to new cancer medicine made being hopeful...

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WE SAW GIANTS

"We were like grasshoppers in our own sight and so we were in their sight.” - Numbers 13:33b March Madness is here upon us. For the next four weeks America will be fixated on college basketball. It is a grand...

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DRY UP! GAME ON!

"When the going gets tough, the tough get going." I'm reminded of a time when my fourth graders were playing for the city championship. At a crucial time late in the game, one of my boys made a bad play....

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MONDAY – MUNDANE OR MOMENTOUS?

With this February being a leap year, we got a bonus day. We will not have another 29th of February for four more years! My bonus day started early. I needed to be at the clinic for blood tests. The technicians...

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WORDS YOU DON’T WANT TO HEAR; YOU’RE FIRED!

March Madness is not only about the NCAA Basketball Tournament.  It is also about the madness in firing of coaches! Nearly every basketball coach in America, at any level, even 4th grade YMCA ball, has somebody unhappy with them. If...

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