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Rick Vale

THE "IN BETWEEN" TIME
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THE “IN BETWEEN” TIME

ARE WE THERE YET?! Well, tomorrow I have a 15-hour drive, back to Indiana, after 30 days working in Florida (and a few vacation days in the Caribbean).  I’ll be...

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January 31, 2023
SIGHT SINGING
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SIGHT SINGING

WHAT??!!  I have to learn a NEW song?!  Don’t get me wrong, I like new things, especially songs…but as much as a learning-lover as I am, starting with something completely...

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January 24, 2023
A CLOUDY CRYSTAL BALL
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A CLOUDY CRYSTAL BALL

A BLOG by Pastor Ken Rickett One of the images that I recall from a movie (whose title I have long forgotten) is a person who went to a seer...

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January 18, 2023
THAT SHIP HAS SAILED
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THAT SHIP HAS SAILED

I saw an interesting “post” on the internet a while back: “The 38 Most Haunting, Abandoned Places On Earth”.  I decided to scroll through these beautiful (and yes, haunting) photos of everything...

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January 10, 2023
THE RECITAL
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THE RECITAL

I began playing the piano regularly, around 62 years ago this year.  Not only is that number astounding to me, as is looking in the mirror these days, but I’m...

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January 04, 2023
BAH! HUMBUG!
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BAH! HUMBUG!

I am, as I do every Christmas season, reading my favorite Christmas book, Charles Dickens’ “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”.  Through the years I’ve had several copies of this story, one is in...

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December 21, 2022
COME AND SEE.  GO AND TELL.
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COME AND SEE. GO AND TELL.

My parents always said they knew I’d eventually work in the theatre.  They knew from the moment they got in the car with me after my first “theatre experience”, because...

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December 07, 2022
CHRISTMAS. TRADITION.
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CHRISTMAS. TRADITION.

Well, the tree is up, some “gigs” have already happened, some snacks have been snarfed…and although December begins tomorrow, the season is in full swing.  AND, the Christmas music is...

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November 29, 2022
PILGRIMS!
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PILGRIMS!

No matter how THANKSGIVING DAY is celebrated at my home (away, home, crowded, or quiet) I really love it.  As was proved THIS year, it doesn’t matter if there are twenty people...

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November 21, 2022