"Brother, Can You Spare $5?"

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“Brother can you spare 5 bucks?” was all I could hear as I was walking backwards down the road that day way up north above the Arctic Circle. I was walking backwards down the road that day because the wind was blowing and it was 10 below zero. When the wind blows it finds little...

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“We Can’t Do That”

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(Update in italics below to this story that I wrote a year ago) Chuck, who ran our Seamen’s Center in Ketchikan, came to me with an idea one day. My first response was “we can’t do that, it’s too much work”. He said he wanted to sell barbecued chicken at a booth on...

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