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Watching the news last night, I was reminded that we have had thirty eight days in a row with temperatures over ninety degrees….. Remember this?…….

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Dogs at the Pond

While away, my wife, daughter Jelly (aka Elissa) and her boyfriend, Ian, took the two younger dogs to Langley Pond…The largest pond in North America. These dogs love the water…not like their step brother and sister who could care less. … Continue reading

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The Truth Hurts

Be careful what you ask for….. A woman was sipping on a glass of wine, while sitting on the patio with her husband, and she says, “I love you so much; I don’t know how I could ever live without … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pt. 2

As mentioned earlier, today is the day that our “puppies” become grown up and are puppies no longer. They have come a long way in the last year…it started here. Jelly & I tried to get them to wear birthday … Continue reading

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Hanging With The Big Boys

My day started with a 0700 breakfast with two “Big Deal Blogging Buddies” in Augusta, GA. Kurt and Doug are super guys and I urge you to visit their blogs. The many folks at the DoubleTree were looking at us, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2011

Well, yesterday was the parade and tomorrow, Memorial Day is what is typically referred to as the beginning of summer. This holiday, intended to acknowledge the millions of soldiers that died for our freedom seems to have morphed into a … Continue reading

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Flag Etiquette

From ConnectingDirectors.com Here is an informative article. After reading it, think about the condition of your flags and if need be, please read about and consider our “Tattered Flag Program” The text of the article: My husband has a large … Continue reading

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Photo Manipulation

Check this out at Presurfer Thanks, Gerard…..

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Just A Simple Flower

Something beautiful in it’s simplicity….Snapdragons

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If This Was George Bush….

Couple of things on this Wednesday evening. It is sad that our president has had to be taught a lesson (smacked down) on the World stage by two of our closest allies. Can you imagine what they (mainstream, drive by … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts and Photos

It’s been an extremely busy week at work and I had the honor of burying a neighbor who became a friend on the very day I moved to Aiken. It is always a special time when I get to take … Continue reading

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Puppy Update

It’s been a while since a puppy update. Yesterday, Alicia and Jelly took the two puppies back to their ancestral homeland….Lake Thurmond. They wanted to see how they would react to the lake. Let’s see…..water, two Labs, two tennis balls….is … Continue reading

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On Gratitude

Nicholas Bate, as usual, hits the nail square on and hard. What are we grateful for?…maybe today is a good day to start with “Mother”. On Gratitude

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New Bird

First, Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there. Click here to learn more about Mother’s Day than you ever cared to know, but is interesting nonetheless. Late yesterday afternoon, I spied a new bird out the back window … Continue reading

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Caring For The Caregivers

Anyone who has been following this blog for any period of time knows that I enjoy going over to Lake Olmstead Park and taking in a Greenjackets baseball game. You also probably remember that we often offer our season tickets … Continue reading

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