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I Want to Love Snow Again!!

As a child growing up in the Carolinas, I loved the snow!  Or at least I loved the prospect of snow.  It never really snowed all that much and when it did, it was the occasion for great celebration. Winter in … Continue reading

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Making Memories

Did you ever try to create a memory? It’s tough to do … When I was a teen and my siblings were younger, our family took an extended camping trip across the country for 8 weeks. We didn’t know it at … Continue reading

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Happiness Is …

Happiness is … Christmas Vacation!!! Up on the rooftop click, click, click two-weeks for Judson might just do the trick! God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay ’cause Judson won’t be back at work ’til after New Years … Continue reading

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Blame it on Me, Myself … and Irene.

Chicago … Chicago … that invisible town? Recently, I had to make a presentation at a conference in Chicago. One of the things I like about my job is that over the years I’ve had the opportunity to travel a … Continue reading

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Another Day at the Beach

Another day at the beach … Got up extra early to catch the sunrise … Walked past the pier … Took a couple of “artsy” shots … Okay … so you decide if they’re artsy or not, LOL … “in … Continue reading

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Thoughts Upon the Prospect of My First White Christmas

So, it just might happen!  They say there’s an excellent chance! For the first time in my life and for only the second time in recorded history, the Raleigh area of North Carolina may have a White Christmas. When I … Continue reading

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12 of Life’s Pleasant Little Rewards

These are just a few things that came quickly to mind for me when I started thinking about the many small pleasures we enjoy over and over during our lives.  Can you add some more? Waking up early on Saturday … Continue reading

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My Awesome Weekend … (and my crappy Monday)

I had a great weekend, but Monday at work has started off badly.  I hate it when that happens!   Oh, nevermind, I’m not going to talk about that right now. My weekend was so awesome that I’ll concentrate on that … Continue reading

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Gambling Fever and My Buffalo Nickels

I was once a compulsive gambler. It was only for a short while … and I got better. Here’s what happened. About the time I turned 14, my friends and I began to hang out at the pool hall. Most … Continue reading

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The Ravine

  My best buddy Ernie and I grew up together in a small college town in the late 1950s.  We became friends in school, shortly after my father took his job with the college and just before my family bought the … Continue reading

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