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Minor Distractions

We have been here five days and the fire alarm has gone off three times. Apparently, there is a problem with the heat/smoke detector in the elevator, mechanical room. Luckily, it has gone off during the middle of the day … Continue reading

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Struggles

I read the following this morning, sent from Fr. Thomas Moore’s, Orthodox Quote of the Day.  It was a fitting start to my  day, week and  life. Struggle to the very end. The whole point of the struggle is not … Continue reading

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Coffee, Books, A Beach Chair & Alcohol

  Just a few days until I start the morning with the pre-chorus to Zac Brown’s Toes. I got my toes in the water, ass in the sand Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand. Life is … Continue reading

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A Thought From The Sand

“One of the things I keep learning is that the secret to being happy is doing things for other people”….Dick Gregory “Of course, every once in a while you should do something nice for yourself”…..me.

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Welcome Back, We Missed You.

We arrived at our vacation destination in the Lowcountry of South Carolina…two hours from home and too bad Steve and Doug are not around. Seven days of relaxation and I only brought six days of work with me. Earlier today, … Continue reading

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Middle Paragraphs

The condo is much quieter as my wfie and two of our daughters have left the beach to participate in other responsibilities. I can’t recall us ever having as much “family fun” as we had earlier this week. As a … Continue reading

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Great Water

Kurt, one of my blogging mentors, taught me that….”We Blog to amuse ourselves”. Kurt, et. al. just returned from a week of swimming in ice water. Here is a look out his window at a view he calls….Great Water Welcome … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

This morning, I received a tweet from my friend, Oliver King, president of St. Louis Cremation: “When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses”, attributed to Joyce B. It does not get much truer than that. … Continue reading

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Dreams

The car is almost packed, but the steady rain (which is heading East) has dampened my desire to get an early start to Edisto Island this morning. So why not take a few minutes to re-blog a simple, yet perfectly … Continue reading

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The Bagel

Steve Layman found this Life is Like A Bagel I vaguely recall that as a very young boy, my dad’s brother ran a bagel place in NJ and that a couple of mornings a week, there would be a bag … Continue reading

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