Never Looking Back

Posted on September 28th, 2017
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It was late last Monday when I finally decided the day had been enough and I was heading for home.  I made my way across town—which takes all of five minutes—turned on my street and then into my driveway.  And there, half way between the street and the house (total driveway length = 2/10 of […]

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It’s Always The Little Things

Posted on September 20th, 2017
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It had been a while since I’d seen him, unless you count the night he was pushing his buggy across the parking lot at Wal-Mart, and that was only from a distance.  I remembered thinking about how his wife once made those trips, but her illness and then her death had forced him to shop […]

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War and Peace

Posted on September 13th, 2017
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This past weekend, little ole Savannah, Tennessee played host to a rather special guest, The Moving Wall.  For those of you to whom that name is unfamiliar, it’s a half sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.—a replica that’s been traveling across the nation for over 30 years.  The powers that be […]

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Judge, Jury, and Executioner

Posted on September 7th, 2017
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You see it on Facebook all the time, people who are posting their rant of the day because something somewhere didn’t go to suit them.  Occasionally though, you’ll find someone who has tried their best to deal with the mess they’ve been handed but has finally reached their breaking point and Facebook seems the only […]

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Change Your Corner

Posted on August 30th, 2017
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One of the first things we did when we began renovating the building in Savannah was to move the lounge downstairs.  That means the general public no longer has to hike up fifteen steps for a Coke—and the office secretaries no longer have to endure the stomping since the former lounge just happened to be […]

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Total Eclipse

Posted on August 23rd, 2017
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Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock lately—as in for the last month or so—you might have heard something about a total eclipse that was supposed to occur on Monday, August 21, 2017.  Since the path of the eclipse crossed the United States, we had several million people flying in literally from all over […]

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The Light In The Window

Posted on August 16th, 2017
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There are nights when darkness falls and the stars scatter themselves about the sky and I’m still plodding away at my desk because the day has run amok and the night is all I have left to accomplish something.  Anything.  By that point I’m not too picky. On this particular day the boys had come […]

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Grief Holes

Posted on August 9th, 2017
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About a hundred years ago, when we lived on Carrington Street, I decided I wanted a rose bed.  I’d done my homework and knew what I needed, the first step being the actual bed.  So I talked with Dave Hayes who headed our grave crew at the time and asked if he might, on a […]

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A Time To Mourn

Posted on August 2nd, 2017
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I opened my email on a Sunday afternoon to find one from a business friend of mine, odd timing to say the least since he never emailed on weekends.  But the subject line caught my attention far quicker than the 11:11 AM time stamp – “Loss of my son . . .” He falls into […]

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Groundhog Day

Posted on July 26th, 2017
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If you’ve seen the movie “Groundhog Day” then you can skip this paragraph and the next one and go straight to the analogy beginning in paragraph three.  If you’ve never seen the movie, or it’s been a while, or you just wanna see how I spin it, then I would recommend continuing.  To summarize (for […]

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