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Sep 24, 2011 - Clyde Has A Boo-Boo

There we were… driving merrily through a corn field in Indiana on a lovely Saturday afternoon when it happened... that dreaded light on the dash warning us that something is wrong with our vehicle. (Granted, I must say I also appreciate the technology that makes such a warning light possible.) The battery light was shining brightly red and the words “Service Battery Charging System” was flashing across the dash, who knew that those four words could send such a chill up my spine? Could it be the battery needing to be replaced? No, a stop at...

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Jan 20, 2008 - Red Cross Deaster Relief

Traveling again, this time we are in Eastern Illinois at Watseka. On Jan 9/08 they experineced major flooding as two rivers which go through their town flooded most of the city. Population about 6,000. Flood water affected about 350 homes and numerous businesses. People who were not even in the flood plain had water in their homes. Dave and I are here with the Red Cross. We're helping people who are displaced or are working to return to their homes. The support of the community is unbelievable, the churches have large food pantries, and...

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