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The Guardian Angel in the X-Ray Room

Dear Reader: Yesterday was one of those days I had circled on my calendar in red…a day best wished for it to be over….kind of day. Yet, it turned out anything but… Since losing my long-time friend and oncologist, Dr. … Continue reading

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Happiness…Starts with Purging

Dear Reader: Yesterday when the blog on “Big Red” went out Cindy Ashley asked me if I had read the “Happiness Project” yet…I have not but I do remember it was an answer on the game show Jeopardy, no less. … Continue reading

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The Constant Love and Joy of “Big Red”

Dear Reader: “Big Red” is starting to attract neighborhood attention. Vickie came over and took a picture over the weekend (the photo above) when I was in Mt. Pleasant (Vickie said the morning sun had just set it aglow) helping … Continue reading

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“Be Mindful of Other Folks”

Dear Reader:   One of my favorite local writers has always been the late-great avid sports writer, Ken Burger, who later branched out with his writings authoring my favorite book of his, Baptized in Sweet Tea. I could and still … Continue reading

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Grateful for Family

Dear Reader: Never have these words (Grateful for Family) rung truer than this past weekend…when the family split up forces/shifts to go in and keep Rutledge and Lachlan while Walsh and Mollie took one last weekend alone… until Eloise makes … Continue reading

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Making Stepping Stones Out of Stumbling Blocks

Dear Reader: I never tire of stories that remind us that self-perceived or self-imposed stumbling blocks in our eyes often turn into our most important personal stepping stones. I have been gone since last Friday….I am helping keep Rutledge and … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo on Veterans Day?

Dear Reader: How many of you remember the “Where’s Waldo” books? They came out at just the right time for my children growing up…especially the boys. I would give Walsh and Tommy a book for their Christmas time birthdays and … Continue reading

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