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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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