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Yup, Magical

It has been just over 24 hours since our first grandchild came into this world. Magical. Adeline Louise, 8lbs, 20 inches and cute as can be. For all my “Mountie” friends, the late Msgr. Robert Kline would have said, “Now, that’s … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Song

10 July 2019 will mark six years since the sudden death of Peppi Marchello, founding member (with his bother) of the band, The Good Rats. I wrote about his death here: My Youth Is Officially Over Isn’t it interesting how … Continue reading

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Binge Bait

There just isn’t much on TV that interests me. Every now and then, however, I find out about a show, usually on NETFLIX, that sounds interesting and then I investigate. Yesterday, while babysitting the three dogs during neighborhood fireworks and … Continue reading

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A Simple Acknowledgement

I’m getting an early start for all of my friends in Canada and of Canadian heritage, eh? Monday, July 1st is  Canada Day. While we do not get the day off down here in the states, (we will wait for … Continue reading

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The ’80s were the best time to be listening to music. Triumph was a successful “Power-Trio” from Canada and Rik Emmett was/is a phenomenal guitarist. “I don’t ask for much, the truth will do just fine”

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Who Would You Pick?

The wife and I joined two other couples for a nice evening at the home of one of the other couples. As we finished our dinner, our host asked the question, “If you only got to see one more concert, … Continue reading

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It has been a busy week at our house, with lots of excitement, not the least of which was the engagement of our daughter Megan, to Andrew Peace Andrew is also at BCM studying to be a physician.  We have … Continue reading

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I read this story the other day on David Kanigan’s blog. I’ve never met DK, but because of our blogging relationship, (spanning close to a decade) I consider him one of my closest friends, strange as that may seem. I … Continue reading

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On Eating

“I used to eat natural until I learned that most people die of natural causes”   Thanks to Rick for the quote and Carla for the photo.

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Submitted For Your Approval

I am Northern by birth and Southern by the grace of God. Twenty-three years and counting in the Catywampus Zone.

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