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Finishing Unfinished Business; Which way will I go now?

I’m ready to leave LA. As my good friend Giles says frequently: “My work is done here.” It wasn’t really ‘work’; it was a complete pleasure seeing my daughter graduate from university and seeing one of my sons again. 340 more words

Gene Stallings Suffers Mild Stroke

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama football coach Gene Stallings says he’s recovering from a stroke.

Stallings told Alabama news outlets in telephone interviews from his home in Paris, Texas, that it happened Thursday. 124 more words


Even in Hawaii, these Texas parents brought the Lone Star state to their baby

You can take the family out of Texas, but you can’t take the Texas out of the family. Even in Hawaii.

Parenting: you're doing it right.

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Number Thirty-Three: Triggering a Memory

Sights. Sounds. Smells.

Isn’t it amazing how memories, both good and bad, can be triggered by the most innocuous things? A song playing on the radio; the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven; the sign outside your hometown, welcoming you back after time away – all of these and more can blindside a person, bringing forth a smile that evokes fondness or tears that precede pain. 1,134 more words

Much Ado About Nothing


“How big is Big Red?” “Big Red’s pretty big…”

This was the paraphrasing of a conversation between myself and one of my riding buddies. Joe was selling the virtues of Bike Glenlivet and how it was worth the round trip, well aware that travel time eats into ride time. 744 more words


So Texas

Yesterday I saw a Coyote dart across the road. And I got stuck behind an empanada truck on my way home from work. Something about these experiences struck me. 149 more words