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Bowled Over

Rick Coffman, my English teacher buddy, and I began our entertainment ventures with Trivial Pursuit. When we were using that game for our mutual entertainment, his wife Ginger would also join in and whoop the daylights out of me. I … Continue reading

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Losing a Best Friend

Losing a friend to death is not easy but, in some ways, it is easier than losing a friend without knowing why the two friends drifted away from each other. When I was in college, I met a fellow student … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho–Merry Christmas

Christmas is a time of happiness. I, for one, am in favor of all the happiness we can stand. One of the things that makes me happy is laughing. Therefore, over the years, I have accumulated cartoons that have made … Continue reading

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Cameron and David

I have already written a blog about Scott Cameron Sasser and gotten into trouble for calling him “my first love.” Those who didn’t understand our friendship would say that I denied tribute to my wife of twenty years. My relationship … Continue reading

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Albert, the “Handy Friend”

Years ago, I had a Greek handyman named Peter who installed my sprinkler system, put up wallpaper in my living room, and built two storage sheds for me. Over the years, he continued to make repairs, checking out home problems … Continue reading

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Non-Partisan Partisans

Years ago, when I was serving my four-year commitment in the United States Navy, I was stationed in Pensacola, FL at the Naval Air Station. I was a yeoman 3rd class enlisted man; Paul was a naval cadet. Paul and his … Continue reading

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A Rose by any other Name

At one point of my home ownership, I was given a lovely rose-bush which I planted in the front yard. That rose was what I would call a traditional rose, like so many roses that are given as a gift … Continue reading

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