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A Vicarious Experience

This week, our friend Kathy and her friend Shirley, are vacationing in the Cayman Islands. Dimitris and I can totally identify with their experience as we shared the island and condo with Kathy last year. Cayman is a paradise. The … Continue reading

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My Five-Day Respite

How many of you have had a summer “respite?” Well, I kn0w–what I’m calling a respite is usually called a vacation. This past week was both vacation and relaxation away from home. We departed on Tuesday via an Air Canada … Continue reading

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Pre-Launch

What does one do the weekend before he flies to Honolulu, Hawaii? First, he continues taking steroids which he began two days ago so that his back is not going to kill him on the trip. When he gets back, … Continue reading

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Lula Mae’s Legacy (re-edited)

If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you have certainly noticed that I occasionally mention my best friends, Dan and Glenda Lawrence. I have known the Lawrences for many, many years. We raised children together. Now that I … Continue reading

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Take Me Home, Please

I am a homebody. I love my home. I love Florida because I prefer warm weather to cold weather. During the winter, I find that only water heat can warm me up satisfactorily. When I am away from home–either vacationing … Continue reading

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Blinded at the Flip of a Switch

When I was a small child, I remember our family going to visit my Aunt Mabel and Uncle Newt in Whiteville, NC. It was always scary going to meet aunts and uncles you rarely saw and going through the process … Continue reading

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The Void

The Christmas holidays are a time for reflection, families, buying, and giving. It is also a time when news is hard to come by. Newscasters are taking a vacation, Congress is not in session, and journalists are looking for items of … Continue reading

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