Neil McKinnon

Neil McKinnon


The wind howled and brown leaves danced on the streets. It was early fall, too cold to be sleeping on a sidewalk but that’s where they found him. His age was hard to tell—70 maybe 80—his face dirty and scarred, likely from years of placing last in disputes. He wore a thin overcoat with no …

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Recently, Judy and I celebrated our 56th wedding anniversary. The event prompted a number of queries from folks wanting us to share some wise words on long-term relationships, queries that caused both of us to ponder the past. “What are the reasons for our marital longevity?” I asked. She hesitated, then mused, “Have you ever …

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