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About Grandpadonplefka

Retired & a great grandpa.

The Mass Murder Problem in the USA

We in the US have been plagued by a series of mass murders, many of them in schools. It is a problem not generally shared by other nations. To many, whenever there is another assault, the cry is to do “something” … Continue reading

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A Strange, But Heavenly, Transformation

What follows is a story of pure fiction. The genre could be said to be non-science fiction. It obviously has a religious component. It emanates from the mind of Grandpa Don who, at his age, thinks about these things. A … Continue reading

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Shadowland

This is about life’s little miracles but you may get a smile out of it. I have become a big fan of C.S. Lewis and am prone to quote him often. He was a good friend of J. R. R. … Continue reading

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Became Vice President by Oversleeping

This was one of the many miracles in my life The Holy Spirit works in strange ways and at just the right time, even at times when we don’t even know we need Him. You have to look back on … Continue reading

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The Rary

This story was told by my father. Joe Plefka. It was one of his favorites and I hope I do it justice. For those of you still wet behind the ears as well as you nostalgia buffs, perhaps this visit … Continue reading

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The Golden Throne

This is another of my favorite jokes … Can you believe it? I have more like this.

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The Story of the Terns

This is another of the stories that I claim as “My kind of story” I will look into my mind and dig out others of its ilk and I will leave no stone unturned until I do.

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