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Why I’ve Randomly Decided to Try to Resurrect My Blog

You know how people say “Time flies….”?   That’s complete crap.  It doesn’t fly; it moves at light speed.  Or at least in my world, that’s how the past three years have gone. I used to hang out here in … Continue reading

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The Empty Locker Breakdown

I grabbed the little guy’s sweaty palm and brushed a couple of pop tart crumbs off the Jeff Gordon t-shirt.  We walk through the doors and introduce ourselves to the Pre-school teacher.  She leads him to a little table full … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger

Check out my guest post on Le Clown’s Black Box Warning’s Blog!

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Love, Love Me Do

Some of the best evenings of my childhood were spent with The Beatles when my parents were out. Once a month they had theater tickets and they would leave me to the charge of my two older brothers. After the … Continue reading

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Make It Count!

7.8 seconds is not a lot of time.  I can’t Name That Tune in 7.8 seconds.  I’m pretty sure I can’t sign my name legibly in that amount of time.  It would take me longer to fix myself a cup of … Continue reading

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Silencing the Valley Voice

My son found out about my blog.  I was afraid this was going to happen eventually, and the day is here.  Now I don’t know what to do. The little sneak was listening in on my conversation with one of … Continue reading

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Thanks(giving) for the Memories

With Thanksgiving coming up in a couple days it’s natural to become nostalgic of Thanksgivings past spent in the company of family and friends.  Or family and complete strangers, if you ever had Thanksgiving at my house growing up. Mom … Continue reading

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The Bribe Gone Bad

I was just catching up on one of my favorite blogs by jeandayfriday.  She wrote about a certain bribe that was made to encourage excellent academic achievement.  Wa-la!  It worked.  But, I’ve got to be responsible and caution people who … Continue reading

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Jeremiah’s Journey to the Big City

Last night, my kids left the damn TV on (again) when they left the room.  Usually it’s something completely mind-numbing like ESPN or a baseball or football game between two teams I couldn’t care less about.  I normally just shut … Continue reading

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Keep Feelin’ Fascination

Sorry, but I couldn’t help using the title of the techno 80’s song by The Human League as my title today.  It’s about fascination, and I love the 80’s – even though the two are completely unrelated in this post.  … Continue reading

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