Archive for October, 2021

A Drink of Ice Tea In the Summer of “66”

TheDiscipleMD It was a typical hot, muggy Maryland August afternoon in 1966 when my friends and I, all about 10 years old, got together at the Wieneke’s “ballpark” to play baseball. All the regulars were there, Rich, Dave, Darrel, Harold, Chip, Brian and many others. We had been playing for a number of hours when Mrs. […]

Walking The Great Bridge of Brooklyn With My Father

“The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. With a main span of 1,595.5 feet, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world from its opening until 1903, as the […]

Ignoring ‘Plane’ Instruction!

TheDiscipleMD Flying is statistically the safest form of travel. So, it was interesting to me when a friend of mine related this harrowing tale. He said that he was once on a flight where a goose was sucked into the engine, upon takeoff, of the commercial flight he was on. The plane had to turn around and attempt to […]

A Family Night Of The Heart To Remember!

TheDiscipleMD Many years ago my father and three sisters came to visit me and my brother.   As always, I was sad to see them go but I was left with additional memories of great times spent together. I have been fortunate throughout my life to have had consistent contact with my family. Many people do […]

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