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One Morning At The Pharmacy

Upon arriving home, a husband was met at the door by his sobbing wife. Tearfully she explained, “It’s the pharmacist. He insulted me terribly this morning on the phone. I had to call multiple times before he would even answer the phone.” … Continue reading

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A Natural

Martha  is back in Houston after her and Megan spent a week in Chicago, post Harvey. She is a natural comforter and I miss her being around as she is exhuberant and just knows when to climb up on your … Continue reading

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But I’m starting to believe that this is all madness and that we’re already in way over our heads

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
IMAGINE IF there were a law decreeing that every citizen had to carry a tracking device and check it five times an hour. This device was to be kept at hand at all times.…

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Heros

This was sent to me as an e-mail.  Original source is unknown to me. Thanks, Carla.    Hundreds and hundreds of small boats pulled by countless pickups and SUVs from across the South are headed for Houston. Almost all of … Continue reading

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Song For A Labor Day

Labor Day . . .  It’s a USA thing. Steve Forbet has been a favorite of mine since I first heard “Alive on Arrival” back in 1978. Put Steve’s name in my search box and you can spend the entire … Continue reading

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Monday Funnies…

A re-blog of a re-blog. A funny one at that. It took me a few moments to get the “Grammar Pirate” message. Enjoy the day.

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A Lesson

This morning at Mass, the second reading was a short passage from St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans (Rom 12:1-2). These two verses have also been recited weekly by a group of men that have been meeting  for over thirteen … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning With Dean

It has been explained by Kurt over at Cultural Offering, that we tend listen to the music of our High School and College days for the rest of our lives. I am in agreement with the theory. One of the … Continue reading

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I May Be Crazy, But I Think Not

I first heard this song while a freshman in college back in 1978 on the live, “Compleat Tom Paxton album.  One might say this is a song meant to be sung on a Saturday evening. I have rarely  never been … Continue reading

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Staying Positive

I got called “pretty” today!    Well actually the full statement was “you’re pretty annoying”, but I like to focus on the positive part.  

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Light

“There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter”. Mother Teresa

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From The Back Of The Plane

A few months ago, I took a trip and chronicled it as “The Not So Friendly Skies” I began a trip yesterday and the experience could not have been more different. The first leg of my journey started in Augusta, … Continue reading

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Every Journey

Every journey starts with a new idea and a first step. Some journeys are better planned than others, but sometimes, it  seemed more important to just get started. At least it did at the time. Since selling our remaining funeral … Continue reading

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Illustrating The Absurd . . .

. . . by being absurd. Kurt Harden shares a thought that caused me to launch a mouthful of coffee on to my laptop this morning. I knew something like this would happen.    What’s next? If you want to keep … Continue reading

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Boxes For Liberty

“There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, and ammo.”                           – Ed Howdershelt Thanks to Carla for sending this over.

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