Monthly Archives: May 2019

Yesterday’s Heroes

I repost this every year in remembrance of Memorial Day as a thank you to all the men and women of the military that so unselfishly give of themselves to guarantee our freedom and safety. I salute you. “Excuse me” … Continue reading

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Welcome Home

I originally wrote and posted this in 2014. I offer it again today in celebration of Armed Forces Day, honoring those who have served and sacrificed that I may be free. ………………. She sits alone before the massive windows of … Continue reading

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Love

Love is the hand that touches another’s heart Love is laughing for no reason other than you want to Love is saying silly things and not caring who hears them Love is a feeling that you are better when you … Continue reading

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Words Are Worth A Thousand Pictures

So, what do you think?  Actually, how do you think?  I had never given that question much thought, or any at all for that matter, until, while reading an article, I was confronted with it.  Specifically, it asked if I … Continue reading

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The Decision To Decide

When I was young and everything was new, and most of what I was experiencing was for the first time, I suddenly became aware of the power of the decision process. Of course, at that time, a good portion of … Continue reading

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I Cry Alone

In the paper, on the news, each day there is another Article about a fallen sister or a brother Each eulogized for what they did and how they were so brave A nation mourns their youthful death, salutes fired at … Continue reading

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Living Through

I am still wrestling with the recent loss of my beloved wife.  It is still early.  I understand that.  It is still a raw and open wound.  Too fresh to have begun healing.  Still bandaged in grief. They say there … Continue reading

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Ain’t Got that Lovin’ Peelin

As any of you that have read me knows, back around the first of the year, I decided to try my hand in the kitchen.  I had for some time performed the role of prep chef.  All the chopping and … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandmothers Buick

The last time I renewed my drivers license, I watched a woman, perhaps a daughter, take an elderly man by the arm and help him walk to the window when their number was called. Since I don’t think you have … Continue reading

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Footprints

I have heard it said that life is a journey, and I guess it is. Personally, I like to think of it as a stroll through fields of experiences and forests of emotions, with the body providing the means, and … Continue reading

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