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Tag Archives: Aiken
From the Never Quite Broken Blog Poetry, but not sissy poetry. Stuff from the gut. Poetry a guy would appreciate. Butcher & The Banker Some choices are easier than others.
Posted in Choices Tagged Aiken, Aiken Bloggers, josephine ranes, Never Quite Broken blog, poetry, Ray Visotski Leave a comment
My oldest daughter shared this video (link at bottom of post) with me yesterday and I felt it was worth sharing with y’all. (Said with a North NJ accent) The beginning and end of this was shot at the Aiken … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Aiken, Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, Aiken Train Depot, City of Aiken, Danny Boone, Gavin Reily, Jim Paczynski, Ray Visotski, Rich Weisert 5 Comments
Aiken, because of the Savannah River Site and associated companies that support their missions, has a plethora of engineers as residents. There are so many that they even had a strong, political voice…back in the day. They fought and won … Continue reading
Posted in Engineers Tagged Aiken, Aiken Bloggers, Aiken SC, analytical minds, Engineers, Ray Visotski, Savannah River Site, SRNS, SRS Leave a comment
Saturday was the day we hosted the shooting of the “climactic” funeral scene for the movie, “Waiting for Butterflies…A Story of Redemption”. “Mrs. Archer always said she was waiting for butterflies”…a quote from the eulogy. Allen and I were in … Continue reading
The secret is now news. The Aiken Standard tells the story here Channel 26 News covers it here:Waiting for Butterflies
USC beats Arkansas, 2-0..we meet again tomorrow. What a night! Reptar rules.
Posted in What a Night! Tagged Aiken, Aiken Bloggers, basketball, GAmecock baseball, Gamecocks beat razorbacks, Go Cocks, Michael Roth, Ray Tanner, Ray Visotski, reptar, USC CWS Leave a comment
When Will We Learn?
As I sat this morning, looking out the window as the dawn neared, I couldn’t help but be overcome by the juxtaposition of a beautiful sunrise and the dark cloud that envelops our community; the battles of good against evil … Continue reading
Our Community Mourns
I’m sure that I am not the only one who looks at something everyday, but never realizes it’s beauty. I have heard it said that every once in a while you should walk backwards through your daily environment to actually … Continue reading
A blogger, Michael Wade earlier today posted a link to my my blog, asking the question, ” Why read a blog named A Simple, Village Undertaker? … Because it is about life. I never looked at it that way and … Continue reading
Think of These Things
I saw this on Steve’s blog this morning. Click here: Living Gladly And then thought to ad this line from Fr. Thomas Moore’s Daily Feed…..Humility is the root, mother, nurse, foundation, and bond of all virtue.- St. John Chrysostom Think … Continue reading
A New View On Running
This article got my attention. As I age, I have been developing some problems with my legs and feet and have always wondered if it was a result of all the running I did when I was in the “Marathon” … Continue reading
Hey, What Are Friends for Anyway?
A long day at work….standing in a cemetery for an hour….106 degrees. After work, stop at a friend’s house…devour a pound of scallops, drink a bottle of wine…..and the ritual of solving the world’s problems in just over an hour. … Continue reading
Finally, The Answer We all Have Been Searching For
A few weeks back, I came across an article in The Aiken Standard, written by Roger Rollins who is the Executive Director of FAMCO, (Family & Marriage Coalition of Aiken, Inc.). For me, it was a blinding flash of the … Continue reading
Saturday Nite Oldies
Jim Croce was another one of those musicians who was cut down in his prime. Not by drugs, but by an airplane. This is a very early Croce song….Gunga Din. The other night Doug, Master of Eclecticity and I were … Continue reading
Posted in Saturday Night Oldies Tagged A Simple, Aiken, Gunga Din, Jim Croce, Ray Visotski, Village undertaker 2 Comments