Author Archives: Ed Stembridge

Happy Christmas – 2022

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Our 34th annual family Christmas letter may be viewed using the link below (1.2 MB PDF): 2022 Stembridge Christmas Card

Post Frame Shop – Essentially Done

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In the last post, I was in the process of hanging the ceiling drywall, which took a while to complete due to having to shift stuff around on the floor every few rows to make room for the scaffolding.

In Retrospect

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“Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear – kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor – with the cry of grave national emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it by furnishing… Read more »


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“Just as societies have advanced [and] then faded away into a state of general decrepitude, so in each of them has marriage first previously changed from a temporary affair based on mutual consent to a lifelong association of one man with one woman, and then turned back to a loose union or to polygamy. … The whole of human history does… Read more »

Simple Things

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“It is the simple things of life that make living worth while, the sweet fundamental things such as love and duty, work and rest and living close to nature. There are no hothouse blossoms that can compare in beauty and fragrance with my bouquet of wild flowers.” “Across the years, the old home and its love called to me and… Read more »