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The #1 World History Event in my lifetime.

For those of you who do not subscribe to the Mooresville, Martinsville or Loogootee, Indiana newspapers, I am attaching a copy of the text for my column for this week. The end of the world’s Camelot and the beginning of … Continue reading

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Eight little known facts.

I was recently asked to participate in a survey over on Facebook in which I would list 8 little know facts about myself. Because I am a person who can’t just state the obvious, I started listing the eight things … Continue reading

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Pictures worth a thousand words.

A few weeks back, I posted a story about evil men and coffee cups. At the time I wrote it, the cup featured in the story was packed away in preparation for our trip home so I couldn’t include a … Continue reading

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Timesaver – Chapter 2

Some years back, I discovered that an ‘everything’ toasted bagel smothered in cream cheese and smoked salmon was a breakfast fit for a king. The were a couple of problems with this; the first being we did not have a … Continue reading

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road trip part three – smoke, smoke, smoke that cigarette.

This post really has nothing to do with cigarettes but it does have too do with smoke – Forest fire smoke. I only mentioned cigarettes because I had that old song in my head after I typed ‘smoke, smoke’. Our … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of collecting.

It’s early (for me) on a cool, crisp beautiful Sunday morning. The sun is trying and succeeding at peeking through the trees surrounding our porch. My wife, Susie, is sleeping in but I don’t know how since our dog, Poco, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, 2013

Ten years ago, I wrote a Mother’s Day column. When I wrote it, my brother and sister were alive to enjoy what I had to say. Today, I’ve pulled the column out of my archives but now I’m the only … Continue reading

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A scary time.

A couple of weeks ago, Susie and I took our granddaughter on an outing. It was sort of a self serving trip because I remember how much I enjoyed learning history and since she is getting old enough to appreciate … Continue reading

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What the Hell??

While watching the news this morning, I read the following sentence on the news crawler across the bottom of the television screen: ‘Taliban announces start of Spring offensive in Afghanistan.’ Did I wander into some kind of alternate universe? I … Continue reading

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Compromise?? What the hell is that?

How about this idea? Why don’t our leaders do a little compromising and ask the folks on the left of the political fence to give up fighting a voter ID law and the folks on the right to give up … Continue reading

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