Category Archives: Discover

I still don’t have it

Once upon a time I might have been good looking, never in a George Clooney or Denzel Washington kind of way, but I probably had a few years where I was 7 maybe an 8 on a good day. It … Continue reading

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A sad ending

In my small southern city, the highest rung on the social ladder is a family with an old pedigree and money. The second rung is a family with an old pedigree but no money. The third rung is families with … Continue reading

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Jesus, Inc.

My wife and I lived in Wilmington, NC when we first got married. We were both a long way from home in a town that we had no family living close by and no money so “fun” on a Friday … Continue reading

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The journey

What I saw; My wife wanted to head-up to the mountains to buy her Dad a Christmas gift, something that we saw in a shop this summer. There wasn’t any guarantee that it would still be there but given the … Continue reading

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Flies and biscuits

Three or four flies have gotten into my house. They don’t really bother me unless they are buzzing around my head when I am trying to go to sleep at night then, yea, I am not a fly fan. We … Continue reading

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Barbara Bush

“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.” –  Barbara Bush I was … Continue reading

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Time to reel Facebook in

This is a “Suggested Post” for me by Facebook. It’s not really a surprise that Facebook would determine, based on my left leaning tendencies, that an article about putting an end to gun violence would appeal to me. They have … Continue reading

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Dos Anniversary

My how quickly time passes when Donald Trump is President. I just received a notice from WordPress that I have been at this blogging thing for two years. I am not sure I have accomplished anything in those two years, … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking

“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.” – Stephen Hawking The great Stephen Hawking died today at the age of … Continue reading

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The cost of dying

I remember visiting my great-great grandmother for the last time when I was around eight years old. She still lived in the “big-house” as it was called but the scuttlebutt in the family was her time on earth was winding … Continue reading

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