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THE LUCKY ONE

When I was in high school I had a plan to be a multimillionaire before I retired. Over the years I have worked hard, saved, refined and altered the plan until I am on the verge of fulfilling my dream. If just … Continue reading

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MOM

  Happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers, mothers to be, people who want to be mothers and anyone who has  ever had a mother. ( Did I miss anyone?) I once knew a guy who bought his wife a present … Continue reading

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THE BARBERSHOP

My grandpa was a barber. He wasn’t a hairdresser or hairstylist. He was a barber. If you had called him a cosmetologist, he would have decked you, because he was a good Baptist and wouldn’t have anyone thinking he belonged … Continue reading

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THE HEAT DANCE

It’s almost the end of October and the yearly heat dance has started. It began when my wife asked me to change the furnace filter. “Did you want me to start the furnace?” I asked, knowing full well what the … Continue reading

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MY MOUNTAIN MAN

I’ve always had an inner mountain man. I’m one of those guys who feels he was born a hundred years too late. Deep inside me is a grizzled old man yearning to live off the land and fight Indians—although nowadays … Continue reading

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TAKES A LICKING …

I still remember the old Timex watch commercials. They would drop a watch into the ocean where it would be eaten by a fish which would be eaten by a bigger fish which would be eaten by an even bigger … Continue reading

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THE PIANO

My wife wants a piano. She doesn’t play the piano and neither do I. There are all kinds of musical chromosomes floating around in my DNA. My mother never had a piano lesson in her life, she couldn’t read music, … Continue reading

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