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John Carlson: Fun Down On The Farm

By: John Carlson— Last week, Nancy and I went to the Delaware County Farm Festival. It’s an annual, two-day event that is near and dear to our hearts, because we actually met at the farm festival back 1880. No, wait. I mean 1980. Itjustseems  like a hundred-and-thirty-nine years ago. I’m not going to tell you this year we had to fight countless numbers of fanatical farm festival fans to get in, because we didn’t. Still, for a city slicker born-and-raised,…

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John Carlson: Ya Gotta Love Dogs

By: John Carlson— For a guy raised by God-fearing parents, a 36-year member of Muncie’s Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and a graduate of that Christian college just up the road called Taylor University, I am a decidedly subpar, half-baked believer. Nevertheless, I say my prayers every night, soliciting no shortage of blessings, but also giving thanks for the ones I have. Like dogs. I’m not sure how this particular passage got dropped from the Bible. Nevertheless, I am certain at…