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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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Pat and Becky

Posted on July 20th, 2017
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Every once in a while, I venture down to Florence, Alabama, and when I go I always pass the house that once belonged to Arthur Patrick and Rebecca O’Kelly Rogers, my great uncle and aunt on my mother’s side.  It was a small, white frame house, surrounded by the fields that Uncle Pat farmed for […]

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