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Unknown Treasures

LightGrams June 21, 2018 Volume 22, Number 23 I know what it’s like to clean out a loved one’s house. Three years ago my sister, brother-in-law and I took on the task of emptying our parents’ house of its contents. As the process wore on, we were less interested in checking every item. We just…

Riches Within His Grasp

LightGrams June 7, 2018 Volume 22, Number 21 Kal Patel was holding in his hand a $1 million lottery ticket. There was no doubt about it; he had run the numbers several times. Later he handed the ticket (and the million dollars) to another person. Patel’s parents own the Pit Stop convenience store in Salina,…

What Are The Odds …

LightGrams August 24, 2017 Volume 21, Number 29 It’s true; someone won an amazingly large Powerball jackpot last night.  The $758 million winning numbers are held by only one person who purchased their ticket in Massachusetts.  But here’s the news you won’t hear: For the only larger winning Powerball jackpot ($1.5 billion on January 13,…