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Civilization Is In Peril

Earlier this week, while reading about the University/Bribery scandal, I came across a term that I don’t recall ever hearing.  The term was used to describe at least one of Aunt Becky’s daughters. The term?  . . .  “Social Influencer”. A … Continue reading

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Assigning Roles

This week provided us with a glimpse of what to expect next in this crazy adventure we call parenting. We learned that the baby  our daughter Elissa (aka Jelly)  is carrying (via her husband, Cole)  is conclusively female, so now we can … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Originally posted on Yahooey's Blog:
“Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a…

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Jumped The Gun, As Usual

. . . but not the “Love Gun” One day last week, I was reading an article about the 16th, final  KISS tour.  (OK, 16th is a slight exaggeration, but not by much). They had a good run, but all … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, a Handy Gift Guide for Married People

Originally posted on Wine and Cheese (Doodles):
Dating: Reservations at the super-fancy/can’t really afford/won’t like the food/you’ll figure out how to pay the credit card bill later/restaurant; roses; fancy chocolates dusted with things that shouldn’t be on chocolate Engaged: Jewelry,…

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5 Years Ago

Winter Storm Pax had a huge impact on the Southeast five years ago and few counties suffered as much damage as Aiken County, SC did. We lost several beautiful trees on our property including a beechnut tree with a 60′ … Continue reading

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How Time Flies

This Wednesday, February 6th, will mark the beginning of my 10th year of daily (usually) blogging. A buddy of mine suggested I enter this hobby when I didn’t even know what it was. Doug is still a daily blogger and this is … Continue reading

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Spent & Broken

The other day I was reminded of a saying that was etched into my brain about 43 years ago. It was a lyric from a song named Falling Down, found on Joe Walsh’s  1974,  “So What” album. “Burning the candle … Continue reading

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But Compared To What?

Originally posted on Mitigating Chaos:
“It’s often said that life is strange, oh yes, but compared to what?” . . . a line that Steve Forbert has gotten a lot of mileage from. A song about friends, being young, wild…

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A Discovery

Yesterday, I discovered Spotify.   Ten years since it was founded, but I’ve rarely been accused of being an early adapter, except for one company we started, but that’s another story. Today, after church, I will spend my day getting … Continue reading

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