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Since this weekend is Father’s Day, I’m going to share a memory of my father from my youth.  Growing up in rural Idaho, we’d often see freight trains passing through the countryside.  I remember once seeing a train and saying to my dad, “Race the train, Daddy!  Race the train!”  (Freight trains are rarely short, so I must have been past the age where counting the cars was exciting.)  I remember Dad’s response had some wisdom.  He said in effect, “It’d be great if we won, and I’d be okay if we lose, but I don’t want a tie.”
My dad was a good, hard working man, and he had his faults like any man.  But I do know that when it came to his kids, he wanted us to…

Be Safe!

Keith Steele

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