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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

A rite of passage is a ritual event that marks a person's progress from one status to another. Rites of passage are often ceremonies surrounding events related to puberty, coming of age, marriage and death.

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Monday, October 24th, 2011

Western author, Louis L’Amour spoke much about, “Friends who camped along old trails that wind back into the past.”

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Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Unless This Is An Emergency: In our early marriage, my husband, Garey, who didn’t understand how my mind works, often accused me of being selfish toward him and our children.  “You have sections of time for us, but you don’t include us in your whole life,” he would say. 

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Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

“Fairness” apparently becomes hip only when it benefits the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd, which promotes a philosophy of wealth distribution while shunning gainful employment, respect for property and proper hygiene.

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Someone said we can never look down a new road with the same ease and comfort an old familiar one brings.  We can never be fully prepared for that which is wholly new.  There was a Russian novelist, a guy by the name of Dostoeviski (If you can pronounce it let me know too.), who put it this way “

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Although we know we’ll die someday, many of us have not written a Last Will and Testament. Approximately 55 percent of American adults do not have a will in place, according to LexisNexis, a legal resource center.

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Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Saturday night while watching the NASCAR race, I saw a Chevy truck commercial that sparked the subject of this piece.  This little boy was playing with his toy truck, as little boys do, and he hears the sound of an engine nearing.  His dad was coming home from work in his Chevy.

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Monday, October 17th, 2011

Boys Will Be Men: From personal observation—and I realize that doesn’t mean it’s set in stone—it seems that boys without a positive role model and direction, struggle more than girls who don’t have a positive female role model.  Maybe, it’s because women are such nurture

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Sunday, October 16th, 2011

The life of British Lt. Col. T. E. Lawrence was portrayed in “Lawrence of Arabia,” a famous film of the early 1960s.

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Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Change is never an easy thing but we at Beech Tree News appreciate the patience of our loyal readers during our transition to BTN 2.0.  The response we've received has been extremely positive about the new site.

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