Category Archives: 2020

Relationships

I have never heard anyone refer to their relationship with their pet as being estranged or complicated. Coleen Ellis Some of our family relationships. Nothing complicated and definitely not estranged.      

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Music From A Lazy Saturday

I’m back in Aiken for a few days and enjoying some downtime.  Seeing Alicia, playing with the dogs, puttzing around the house, garage, and yard, it’s nice to take a break. Tomorrow, Adeline will be visiting (OK, so is Elissa … Continue reading

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Tell Me How You Really Feel

Here is a lesson sent to me this morning by our middle daughter, the mother of our granddaughter. It was being passed around by some teachers.  The great oracle, Google, attributes it to Joey deVilla and about a dozen others. … Continue reading

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Opening Paragraphs

  Two monks were walking down a country road. They came across a beautiful young girl standing by a muddy stream, afraid to cross it by herself. One monk went over too her, picked her up, and safely carried her … Continue reading

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Encouragement

“There are high spots in all our lives and most of them come about through encouragement from someone else. Encouragement is oxygen to the soul” -George Matthew Adams   While this has nothing to do with encouragement, here is a … Continue reading

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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … Continue reading

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Imagination

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. -Albert Einstein The imagination of a baby is limitless. . .  fun to observe up close while it fuels your own imagination. Big. Red likes to get up close and … Continue reading

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It’s Like This

My blogging has slowed down. My life has speeded up. As mentioned here, this is the first time in four years that I’ve felt useful and energetic. I have found an organization that genuinely wants to adapt and grow . … Continue reading

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If Cups Could Talk

This morning, as I have most Wednesday mornings since the Summer of 2003 (Except for the year we lived out of state), I met with the same guys at 0700, shared a breakfast sandwich, a cup of coffee and some … Continue reading

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I Won’t Apologize

This morning, Renard, my guy in Trinidad and Tobago shared a great story. . . Should Bloggers Apologize for their Failure to Publish Blog Posts? Currently, I am working on two amazing projects; one full time and one part-time.  For … Continue reading

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