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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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Heading West

(For all the FB folks, you need to click on the link to the blog page to really appreciate this) West-Southwest, actually. Tomorrow, I will drive (according to Mapquest) 963 miles to Houston Texas, taking Martha to her Mama, Megan. … Continue reading

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Just In Case You Missed It

A reality of blogging is that readers come and readers go. I mentioned a week or so ago that readers of the blog seems to be growing daily, so I thought today would be a good day to post  links … Continue reading

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Queen Of The River

A few weeks ago, I posted  Contentment, in which I mentioned I wanted to take the puppy out in a kayak and explore the Savannah River in Augusta, GA with her. Check. Thanks to my friend Scott, who had a … Continue reading

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A Better World

I came accross this image for the first time in a few years and it has always reminded me of Jack Johnson’s music, which in turn reminds me of the the time I saw him perform. It was with my … Continue reading

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Home Alone

Well, not really. While my wife and daughters spend a week in London, I’m home with our four Labs and Megan’s puppy, Martha. Going to England has been a   long-time dream for my wife and from what I hear, … Continue reading

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18 + 1= Fun Day

The first photo was taken approximately eighteen years ago when we lived in Columbia, SC.         (Go Cocks!)   The second photo with their mother added (+1)  was taken yesterday at the Aiken (SC)  Steeplechase. The girls … Continue reading

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Pure & Simple

I think God gave us  dogs to teach us how to love and be simple. Below are two videos, each 20 seconds of Megan’s puppy, “Martha” on her first visit to Aiken today. In one, she discovers a pine cone … Continue reading

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This Morning At The Horseshoe

While not an unexpected  surprise, Cole finally closed the deal this morning and proposed to our daughter, Elissa (aka Jelly) at the Horseshoe located at the University of South Carolina   This was a thought out and well-planned event. I predicted … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Earlier, our youngest daughter posted a photo of her and Barry Cook that was taken during a visit today.  Who is Barry Cook, you ask? This story began 15 years ago: It was August of 2002 and our oldest daughter, … Continue reading

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Still Beating The Odds

When we moved to Michigan in July,  three of our four Black Labs moved with us and  one stayed back in Aiken with our daughter, Kelliann.  Maggie, aged 13, stayed behind as Snickers, Big Red and Mackenzie made the move … Continue reading

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Always Remember

I do not like “Never Forget”. . . it uses two negative words.  I prefer  “Always Remember.” So, Always Remember and appreciate those that love you; whether they have four legs or two. Thanks to our daughter,  Jelly and Miss … Continue reading

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Tonight is an evening of choices. History will likely be made with the biggest televison audience in the history of mankind.  While I have been a political junkie for the last thirty years or so,  tonight will be more like … Continue reading

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A Girl And Her Dog

This was sent back from South Carolina this evening. Our daughter Elissa and Maggie going for a walk as the sun sets. Maggie, now thirteen and a half years old,  didn’t make the move with us and the other three … Continue reading

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I’m A Face In The Crowd

It has been quite a while since any music has found it’s way to these pages and I decided I needed to find and share a Steve Forbert song for this evening.  It took a while to find this gem, … Continue reading

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