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J.P. Devine
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    January 26, 2020

    J.P. Devine: Just the way you are

    Change is inevitable and may cause you to see things and people in a different light, J.P. Devine writes.

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    January 19, 2020

    J.P. Devine: One night in Waco

    A pair of true war stories about two young Americans who served their countries in different ways on cold nights in Waco and Bastogne.

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    January 12, 2020

    J.P. Devine: Seeking warmth in people, places

    Warmth doesn’t just come from oil and gas and wood, but also from people, from their food, their touch and smiles, J.P. Devine writes.

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    January 5, 2020

    J.P. Devine: Don’t scare the nuns

    Ringing in the New Year during the blackout days of World War II didn't stop people from making noise, including J.P. Devine's brother-in-law, who sat locked and loaded opposite a convent.

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    December 29, 2019

    J.P. Devine: Something happened that keeps my children coming home

    Children grow up and leave home in a blink of an eye, but Christmas keeps them coming to visit every year, J.P. Devine writes.

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    December 22, 2019

    J.P. Devine: A Christmas story about acting and dying

    The former Hollywood actor recounts a role from the 1960's era show "Twelve O'Clock High," in which he played a pilot who was shot down in a bomber and killed two days before Christmas.

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    December 15, 2019

    J.P. Devine: What? Me worry?

    A theory about a holy star really being a meteor has J.P. Devine worrying about a large rock now hurtling toward Earth.

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    December 8, 2019

    J.P. Devine: Pick your pic

    When our time to die comes, J.P. Devine wonders, will others remember you and what photos will they see?

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    December 1, 2019

    J.P. Devine: Hold that hug

    As we enter the season of merrymaking, keep your hands in you pockets, stand back six paces, wave and don’t wake me if I’m chair-napping, J.P. Devine writes.

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    November 24, 2019

    J.P. Devine: A list of thanks for this Thanksgiving

    While darkness clouds this moment in history with children being held in detention, and racism and antisemitism stalking the streets, a free press, brave service men and women and fair keepers of the law are things to be thankful for, writes J.P. Devine.

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