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In Dog Years, I’d be Dead!

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog.   Yep, today is my birthday.  I’ve hit the big six-oh.  That’s a pretty significant accomplishment…

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Speechless

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog.   Seventy six years ago today, in the early morning hours, Japanese bombers attacked the…


Candy and the Semicolon

  PLEASE SUBSCRIBE AT THE UPPER RIGHT.  IT’S FREE! You will ONLY receive notifications when I post new entries to my blog.   Annie and I were visiting Rome, Georgia recently to celebrate our grandson Richard’s third…


Adventures in Automotive Transport

I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about what great, awesome people my sons are. Well they are, but just because I think they are so incredible doesn’t mean they don’t have…


To Give Thanks

Life has a way, at times, of getting in the way of living.  As many of you know, I have a job that never closes.  Working at a youth center for the Missouri Division of…


The Canoe Trip from Hell

  Back in the summer of 2008 I made plans for a family canoe trip.  None of the boys was married at the time so the logistics weren’t that difficult.  Scotty lived in Springfield, MO…


Deer Hunting 2017, Part 2

  In this post Patrick tastes success…or does he? Being a dad, I’m always anxious to include my descendants in my beloved pastimes.  My youngest son hasn’t showed a lot of interest in bow hunting…


Hard Truth – Harassment

Kevin Spacey was recently accused of sexual harassment by an actor who was 14 at the time he says Spacey tried to take advantage of him.  With that accusation the list of people who have…


2002 Elk Hunt – Part 4

Fifteen years ago I kept a journal on the last elk hunt I took with my son, Andy.  I’ve been sharing it with my readers, not just as a way to commemorate one of the…


2002 Elk Hunt – Part 3

This is the continuing narrative of my last Colorado elk hunt with my son, Andy, fifteen years ago.  In this installment we experience some season-opening excitement. —————————————— 10-12-2002    Saturday    Opening day! What a day!  We…