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0700 Last night, the “DK Sleep Demons” decided I didn’t need more than 4 hours of often-interrupted rest. The beginning of my 36-hour “vacation” Dragged myself out of bed, brewed the coffee and made my way up to the beach … Continue reading

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The Memories Pile Up

Times like this are never easy, but the love and respect shared by friends and colleagues dull the pain and even brings the occasional smile. It’s interesting how much you learn about someone you thought you knew when you read what … Continue reading

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Where Does The Time Go?

While skimming this morning’s paper, I perused the “Today in History” column, I saw that Louis Armstrong died on July 6, 1971. If someone had stopped me on the street and asked what year “Satchmo” died, I would have guessed … Continue reading

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You Never Know

This morning, I was reminded of the importance of telling stories and sharing experiences.  The reminder caught me by surprise and vacillated between being a gut punch and a great big virtual hug. More importantly, I was reminded that you … Continue reading

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Back Too Soon

Starting in Lexington, SC, 14 May 2019 The last meeting is over at 8:30pm, twelve hours after the day started and sixty minutes to go before I can shed these Allen-Edmonds. Entrance to the Interstate is close by and would … Continue reading

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Might Even Try To Steal Your Sister

This video found its way to me today and I had to share a  story. It was the Summer of 1980. I was home from college and it was a few months after Def Lepard’s inaugural album,  On Through The Night … Continue reading

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Simpler Times With Simpler Problems

Memories. The last few weeks have been a blur with travel and work. . . and a noticeable lack of blogging. It seems that I have a never-ending “to-do” list and nowhere do I see the words “relax” or “do whatever … Continue reading

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Road Trip Take Aways

Mission accomplished and a new, PR (personal record, from my running days) was achieved. I drove 1,906.9 miles in a span of 42 hours, taking our daughter’s dog back to her in Houston, TX and turning around to come home … Continue reading

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Counting Down

There are a few, three to be exact, contemporary songs that I associate with Christmas. One a day for the next three days while I pitter around the house. #3 Dan Fogelberg’s Same Auld Lang Syne

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Eleven Hours

The Difference Eleven Hours Can Make Disclaimer:  Just before leaving home, I decided to throw my camera case in the car.  Due to chronic, “iphone-itis”, my Olympus E-420 spends most of the year safely tucked away in its Pelican case, … Continue reading

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