Author Archives: A Simple Village Undertaker

About A Simple Village Undertaker

I am just a simple, village undertaker back living in Aiken, South Carolina, USA who likes to share the view out of my window.

Why Am I Soft In The Middle?

Alicia and I were rummaging through some boxes yesterday and came accross a DVD on the making of Paul Simon’s  “Graceland” and we decided to make that part of our Saturday evening entertainment.   With now over 16 million copies … Continue reading

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Morning Light

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day . . . with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” J. B. Priestley  

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I came accross this photo the other day and guess it would be from the Summer of 1991 with Elissa (now 26) and Kelliann, (now 29). Megan was still almost four years out. Nothing like being the daddy to girls.

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Being Honest

I was stopped at a traffic light this afternoon and saw this view.  I never saw the driver, but it’s nice to see a little honesty out there. “I don’t skinny dip, I chunky dunk” Yeah, me too.

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Which Wolf Do You Feed?

Originally posted on Misifusa's Blog:
I’ve seen this Native American parable before, but I think it bears repeating, so here it goes: A grandfather is talking with his grandson and he says there are two wolves inside of us…

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Conflicting Messages

I never cease to be  perplexed (and often disapointed) at how otherwise generally  reasonable people can draw such different conclusions by looking at the same set of facts. The events that unfolded in Charlottesville this weekend are a perfect example. … Continue reading

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Past My Bedtime

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.   Here is my picture:   Not like these guys, back in the day.

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