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MOM & DAD …GOTTA LOVE ‘EM…GOTTA MISS ‘EM!

***  A note to  my fellow indie-authors/publishers follows this post  *** As a parent your main mission is to raise your children so that they become caring and contributing people in society and the bonus you hope for is that … Continue reading

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MILK, BREAD & LAUNDRY…or why my brother and I don’t look alike

When I was a youngster, home delivery was much more prevelent than it is today.  I’m talkin 1950’s-early 60’s.  There were three main delivery services available in our neighborhood:  milk, bread and laundry.  And, oh yes, lots of folks got … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS

I always get a bit reflective this time of year. Perhaps you do too.   It’s a good time to look back and assess where you are, what you’ve achieved or experienced and then get ready for the next round.  There … Continue reading

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FAMILY MATTERS…THE BROTHER ISSUE

Just a quick note first… WordPress, like so many Internet services, has to constantly look for ways to implement things that disrupt your work.  In this posting you may notice some words are highlighted and have turned into hyperlinks. I … Continue reading

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A LECTURE

My wife is always accusing me of lecturing when I am trying to make a point.  She also tells me not to point with my finger as I make the point. Well, tonight as I point to the bottom line of … Continue reading

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Halloween’s a Howl

I don’t know exactly why, but every year I spend a day putting up Halloween decorations.  It’s not a big holiday to me like it is to some others. In fact, I hate having to go to a Halloween party … Continue reading

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THE GREAT FLOOD OF 2018

This morning I had to stop a leak.  No, I did not say “take.” I definitely said, “stop.”   I was just awaking from a sleepy morning listening to the thunder and the rain pouring outside.  I had no place … Continue reading

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I WANT TO BE A BOY AGAIN

I want to be a boy again when I felt secure and taken care of and all I had to worry about was doing what I was told, trying my best at school and trying not to break anything. I … Continue reading

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MUDDLED BY A PUDDLE

I have been away for over ten days. This trip was particularly challenging because of something I noticed shortly before I left. It would worry me endlessly even though my son was home to keep an eye on it. What … Continue reading

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