Autumn Tidbits

Welcome autumn! It crept up on us this year. Gold and orange popped out overnight and the first fluttering leaves announced that autumn had indeed arrived. The last couple months were chock full! Campaigning for Jim Townsley, cleaning up after a major tropical storm, a photography field day with James Staddon of Lenspiration, a week

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A Slice of Summer

It’s common to hear folks commiserating about the heat these days, but there is a lot to be said for summer. It means picnics in the backyard or balmy evenings outside, tipping our heads back for a view of the stars. It means family traditions, like an evening out to Hammonassett to watch the sunset.

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A Star Spangled Weekend

The Fourth of July saw a lot of patriotic flag waving as we celebrated in traditional Bennett style. Our annual public reading of the Declaration of Independence went on as scheduled after last-minute logistics fell into place.  We were so thankful for a light cloud cover and a decent sized crowd that turned out, bringing

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Bringing the Bible to Life

Did you ever want to be part of a re-enactment group or perhaps merely fly back through time to sample another era gone by? One of our favorite pastimes when we were little was pulling out our bin of hats and shawls and dressing up. There was also the time when every Sunday afternoon we

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He is Risen!

In spite of the changes in the past month, our celebration of Christ’s resurrection was one of deep meaning and great joy. The week before Easter, we kept up a steady schedule driving to church almost every day to record a segment for the three special services we posted on our church’s website. In our

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A Week of Saturdays

Like the rest of the world, our plans for the month were turned around by the arrival of the virus on American turf. For our family, it meant no longer bringing music to the local retirement home where we have enjoyed many wonderful friendships through the years. It meant our ramped-up practices taking a nose

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