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He’s always a step ahead (3)

He’s always a step ahead (3)

For nine-year-old Keith Pulles, winterizing the family swimming pool signalled the end of summer. He writes: ‘I watched glumly from the window as Dad opened a jug and started dumping chemicals into the pool. Then he got another jug and added more stuff. “That’s a lot of ...

Bob Gass

January 15th, 2017

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He’s always a step ahead (2)

He’s always a step ahead (2)

A vendor at a state fair gave Mavis Gustafson Pigford a free Gideon Bible. She tucked it in her purse and forgot about it. Later as she walked along, a car pulled up, the driver pointed a gun and told her to get in. She writes: ‘I did as he said. He pulled over and tried to ...

Bob Gass

January 14th, 2017

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He’s always a step ahead (1)

He’s always a step ahead (1)

When Wilda Lahmann’s husband woke in the wee hours of the morning gasping for air and clutching his chest, there wasn’t time to wait for an ambulance. She got him into the car and he slumped against the door. She writes: ‘Fifteen miles to the hospital…we’re not gonna make ...

Bob Gass

January 13th, 2017

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