Category Archives: Writing

Nothing lasts

I was talking to my Mom over Thanksgiving getting her thoughts on the mini-family reunion we had just attended. It had been years since I had seen some of these folks and I wanted to get her take on how … Continue reading

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What it was, was football rivalry edition

  “They elected one man apiece, and them two men come out in the middle of that cow pasture and shook hands like they hadn’t seen one another in a long time. Then a convict came over to where they … Continue reading

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Old sticks

When my wife and I travel around we like to go to antique stores. I love old things, tools, pottery, plates, stuff. I like to hold old items and feel their past. I think about the people who made it, … Continue reading

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Family traditions

My father has three brothers and these four siblings had ten kids. My grandmother remarried before I was born to a man I called my grandfather. He had two daughters who had three kids. This was a big blended family. … Continue reading

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Free Bird!

“Well I’m sittin’ down in San Anton’, Waiting on an eight o’clock train, My woman left me here last night, Things ain’t been quite the same, I gotta get back to Dallas, And tie up a few loose ends, I’m gonna work a week make a … Continue reading

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Why I ride, again

Cycling season is winding down. The days are getting shorter and it is harder to squeeze in a thirty mile ride on a Tuesday or Thursday evening without riding in the dark. I don’t like riding in the dark. I … Continue reading

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The Great Eclipse

On Monday, August 21st at approximately 2:38 pm my little city will be in the dark. We are one of the cities along the, cue the thunder, “PATH OF TOTALITY”. Our hotels, and we got a lot of hotels, are sold … Continue reading

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