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Ready for the flight to heaven

In glancing through the obituaries in Wednesday’s Sacramento Bee, I noticed that an 87-year-old woman had “gained her wings 09/09/16.” Further down the page, I saw an ad for the Angel Care funeral home, complete with fluttering wings above the … Continue reading

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Insights from the obituary pages

While reading newspaper obituaries recently – the Irish sporting section – I noticed one that said a Sacramento woman had gone to heaven to join her husband. It must be comforting for survivors to have such certainty. I grew up … Continue reading

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Aging car serves as a metaphor

I’m getting grief about my 1997 Toyota Camry. My wife considers it an eyesore. The green paint is flaking on the hood and the roof. She has offered to pay to have it painted. I’m not much interested. The Camry … Continue reading

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