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The Dog Days of Summer…

It's been hot the last week or so and everyone is getting a little tired of the ongoing heat. Fewer people are out walking and, for sure, there are fewer dogs out for their daily runs. We really haven't had ...

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Till We Meet Again, Yvonne…

I was casually checking the feed on Facebook last evening and noticed a post announcing the passing of my cousin Yvonne at 5:32 pm last evening in Hattiesburg, MS. I knew that she had suffered from and survived several bouts ...

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Pages and Pages…

When I was a little kid, I enjoyed reading. Things such as the Tom Swift series and some of the Sherlock Holmes stuff. I really loved reading and when I was in fourth grade, I was reading many grades ahead ...

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119 Degrees…

Tomorrow is nine weeks since I ruptured my right quad tendon and Wednesday will be 8 weeks since the surgery to fix it. I had no idea how much effort it would take to even begin to get back to ...

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Happy Birthday, West Virginia!

If you have been following my posts for any length of time, you know that Janet and I love the Greenbrier Resort and, more generally, the state of West Virginia. I first stopped in the state more than 40 years ...

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The Ultimate Father…

This week-end we have been celebrating Father's Day. In church, we saw a video montage of father and their sons - from little guys with their twenty something fathers all the way up to elderly fathers and their middle aged ...

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Absent from the Body…

Dad died forty years ago yesterday, on June 2, 1978. It was a Friday and early that evening, Dad passed away. Janet and I weren't there yet. I had been to the office earlier in the afternoon and went home ...

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Remember…

It's Memorial Day, 2018 and before the beginning of the Indy 500 this morning, I was checking out Facebook and noticed a post about the real meaning of Memorial Day - to remember those folks who fought for our freedom ...

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The Wind in My Face…

I have been pretty much sequestered in our home for the past month or so. Yes, I have been to doctors and to physical therapy but, for the most part, that is it. I guess you could say that I ...

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Awash in Color…

Spring has been a little strange this year. It was unseasonably cold and then we had something of a warm spell, fooling us into thinking that spring had arrived. But... the cold re-appeared and some of the trees and shrubs ...

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