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Thanks to Meryl Kos for posting this on FB….Too funny.    

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Off The Trail, But Right On Target

Taking the dogs out while it was still dark, I discovered it was a dreary, cold and rainy morning; so much so that I decided to make a bowl of Oatmeal for breakfast. Then, while perusing my “morning feeds,” I … Continue reading

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Of Men, Strong Shoulders & The Mount

If you are a “Mountie” you might relate to this. . . there are “back story” links, which you will only see after clicking on the blog link below. I was thinking about Fr. Paul this evening. “One day others … Continue reading

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Thanks, Nancy

Nancy Hartmann,  a long-time friend,  died last night. Her husband, Tom was my best friend for much of my late teens-20’s.  He died over twenty years ago, on their 25th wedding anniversary. Too many stories to tell. Fun stories. Another … Continue reading

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Everyone needs recognition for his accomplishments but few people make the need known quite as clearly as the little boy who said to his father; “Let’s play darts, I’ll throw and you say “Wonderful!’” Arthur Lenechan

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Early Memories

There is a snapshot memory I have from when I was around two and a half  years old.  As a baby, I had lots of fevers and spent a good bit of time in hospitals. My earliest memory was being … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago, He Was 25

Dan Fogelberg would have turned 65 today had he not died in 2007 of prostate cancer. I always try to remember to honor Dan on his birthday and anniversary of his death. I also  think of my ol’ buddy, Bernie … Continue reading

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Not So Fast

This column has been in the making for a week or so, but I finally had a bit of time this evening. I’m sure one or two English Majors will turn me over to the “Grammar Police” for this piece, … Continue reading

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I Finally Remembered

The back story can be found here: And The Worst Part Was . . . The good news was that because I have access to a company vehicle, my personal car spends most of it’s time sitting in the driveway … Continue reading

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The Sky Was Purple

Categorize as “Rambling Memories” Back during 1978-1982,   while away at Mt. St. Mary’s University,  when it was still a “college,”  a habit was started that has spanned over thirty-five years. The lead in story:  One of my buddies there … Continue reading

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Does This Make Me A Stalker?

Last night, I posted Seven Months and Seven Wonders. I was tired, had a million and one  things on my mind, my ankles were killing me, I was putting new strings on the guitars for tonight and was a prisoner … Continue reading

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Seven Months And Seven Wonders

While packing up all the equipment for tomorrow’s show this evening, I put on my second favorite Steve Forbert Album….Mission of the Crossroad Palms. A song from,  and about  a very long time ago.  Being  reminded that I turn 55 … Continue reading

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I’ve seen it before and I’ll see it again A couple just hanging on Even though the words are no longer gentle And the caresses no longer sincere   But the memories of what once was beautiful And the fear … Continue reading

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The Snow Turned Into Rain

The trip to visit my parents is winding down and in a few hours I’ll be on my way back to South Carolina and my version of “Realsville”. Aside from trying to help my parents with several issues, (stressing “tried”) … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Yesterday, I wrote a post about getting through your children’s teenage years and coming out the other end intact. I prefer not to start my day with tears streaming down my face, but alas, today I do….and it’s David’s fault…but … Continue reading

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