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Happy Thanksgiving, Kid.

First published on Thanksgiving, 2010. The years just make it better. Best wishes to all.

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Preparing

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them” John F. Kennedy He was assasinated 53 years ago today.  Even though I was only three and … Continue reading

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Yeah, It’s Very Personal

Two years ago I first met Jeff Harbeson, “The Funeral Commander.”   Since that chance meeting, I have come to  appreciate him as a man, a visionary and a friend. There are remarkably few people that I really enjoy being around … Continue reading

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Getting A Headstart

The end of another work week, preparing for the week  we are “supposed to be” full of thanks, I wanted to share this article about how simple it can be to  be grateful. As found on the yadadarcyyada Blog.   … Continue reading

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…Or To Die For A Cause Somewhere

I was home  the last few days while my wife and daughters were up visiting family (and building snowmen) in NJ. I’ll be making the trip to visit in two weeks and hopefully the weather will cooperate. Tending to the … Continue reading

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Look No Further

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving….”What song is it you want to hear?” No, it’s not Freebird.            “Kid, it is the Alice’s restaurant Masacree”. You can find it here, along with a dedication to the man … Continue reading

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My Observation

Thanksgiving, in retrospect Rush in, rush out Family time Time to be thankful Arrive, eat, leave Scattering to different destinations Only one place at a time Little time for closeness Now Advent Parties Christmas Rush in, rush out We need … Continue reading

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Be Careful Out There.

Lots of Thanksgiving travelers, too many cars and not so many parking spaces….don’t park in fire lanes and handicapp spaces and put the cell phone away while driving. No one wants to be “toad” on a Holiday. (Being taken to … Continue reading

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Going “Home”

Note: Since I’m not getting any younger either, there is a chance that there may be some detours and short, short stories buried within this short story. As I work through this idea of putting up more personal observations on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Kid.

Today, Arlo Guthrie turned 66 years old. He is famous for an 23 minute-long song and our friends at Wikipedia have this to say about him. Happy Thanksgiving….in July.

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Yes, Thankful

Today is the one day we are supposed to be Thankful. Although I do not constantly tell those around me, I really live my days in a constant state of thankfulness. I am fortunate on so many levels that it … Continue reading

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It’s Thanksgiving, What Else Could I Post?, Oh, I Know….

For me, I can’t get through Thanksgiving without listening to Alice’s Restaurant at least three times. (Just ask my wife and daughters). Yes, it is a harmless cult of sorts, but be that as it may…. Here is the “Kid”, … Continue reading

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