Tag Archives: holidays

Names on the Wall

Most Sundays, you’ll find OneOldCop singing in the choir at church. Exceptions are made for vacations, mission trips, and special family events. Memorial Day weekend 2018 was one of those family event weekends. Instead of being part of the worship … Continue reading

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Hill Country for the Holidays

What would you think if you read that Texas is home to one of the best vacation spots in the United States?  You might ask what the writer was drinking when he wrote that comment.  Be that as it may, … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas Past

In the Dickens classic A Christmas Carol Ebenezer Scrooge learns the meaning of Christmas in a most unusual and uncomfortable way. Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of … Continue reading

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Proudly It Waves?

In the week leading up to the Fourth of July a number of themes could be heard, read or seen in the media. Many included the holiday weekend and how people would spend their time. Parades, picnics, parties and cookouts were … Continue reading

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