Tag Archives: Family

Family values

“Thank you President Trump for bringing GOD back to the White House after 8 years of Obama banning Christmas and prayer!!!!” – Trump supporter Comfortably Smug tweet 2-19-18 Family values – values held to be traditionally learned or reinforced within a family, such … Continue reading

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A cow tail

My Grandfather raised beef cattle on his 250 acre farm, land that his family has owned for 172 years, while also working as a machinist at a lock manufacturer for 40 years. My earliest memories of this farm are of … Continue reading

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Fourteen Hours

She spent four weeks putting it all together, four weeks to create fourteen hours of holiday magic. Four weeks of stringing lights and decorating out of dusty crates that have been hiding in the attic for eleven months. Four weeks … 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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What keeps us alive?

She told him that her depression had returned and that she was thinking about suicide again. Guns were moved out of the house, medications were reevaluated and changed and pretty soon things felt like they were back to normal. They … Continue reading

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Noon kick-off

“At Georgia Southern, we don’t cheat. That costs money, and we don’t have any.” – Erik Russell. This is labor day weekend, a long weekend of relaxation for some and a long weekend of work for others serving those relaxing. I … Continue reading

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Ikea hell

I am a pretty handy guy. Other than rebuilding the transmission of my 1980 Ford F-250 pick-up truck, or performing open heart surgery I can eventually figure out how to build or fix just about anything. Yes, that all sounds … Continue reading

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