Author Archives: Ray V.

About Ray V.

Living in Aiken, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.

No Accidents

“I don’t believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history There are no accidents.” -Elie Wiesel If you don’t know who Elie Weisel is, click on the link. A remarkable life, by any standard.  

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TBT, Two Earaches

Remember when we were young and didn’t want to go to school?  I think the #1 excuse to stay home may have been “I have an earache.” Two stories: “This morning, my son said his ear hurt and I said … Continue reading

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My Hope

“I dream of a world where chickens can cross the road without having their motives questioned.” unknown All we can do is hope.

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Breathe, Repeat

I hope Colleen doesn’t mind me borrowing her artwork, but this is just too good not to share….an important reminder to all. May I suggest you stop by and visit The Chatter Blog and subscribe. You’ll thank me later.

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Got it, Mrs. Humphrey

I have pretty clear memories of auto-shop class in high school during the late 1970s. Do they even have “shop” these days? Concurrently, I recall practicing on my mom’s car in our garage, taking parts off the motor and then … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

Here we go again with another episode of “Blogger’s Block” My mind is bouncing around like a pinball machine being used in the “Pinball World Championship” Youtube has made it impossible to embed videos in the blog, so now I’ll … Continue reading

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A Full Life

“Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” Sophia Loren Let me count the ways my mistake cup runneth over.

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A Matter Of Opinion

This morning, I woke up with a song on my mind. One that I hadn’t thought about or heard in years.  I recall buying the album at the college bookstore back in 1979 and thought it was one of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom

It is said a picture is worth a thousand words. . .

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Happy Anniversary

Happy second anniversary to the parents of our first grandchild! Congratulations, Elissa and Cole and thank you for sharing your joy with us! Love, Mom & Dad

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