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We’ll Never be Royals. Or Will We?

My wife is of royal lineage. Anyone who knows her can tell you that; our daughters always tease her about how genteel she is. So, when some years ago we learned her family tree included Henry VIII and a host … Continue reading

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Dog Days

The term “dog days” means the hottest part of summer, and it is indeed where I live. But, then, if you’re a dog, all days are dog days! Dog Breeds Lavatory Retriever (“Get help, Lassie!”) Bird Dog    Caterpillar Dogerpillar … Continue reading

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You Know What They Say

“You know what they say…” I’ve heard all my life, and I’ve often wondered just who They is, to know so little and stir up such strife– without them the world would be in bliss. Then it happened one day … Continue reading

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She’s Off for Good

Originally posted on Eating My Way to the Top:
My wife and I just dropped our 17-year-old daughter off at the airport so she can spend the next 2½ weeks volunteering with a humanitarian organization that’s building schools and teaching…

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It’s My 5th Blogiversary!

I’m 5 today! And you know what that means — It means I get to go to school with the bigger blogger kids now! According to development experts, these are the: 10 Key Traits of a Five Year Old Displays … Continue reading

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Summer Blockbusters We’ll Never See

Well, we’re halfway through summer already. Can you believe it? (In my hemisphere anyway.) And of course, you know what that means: More works of profound, subtle cinematic art, right? Duh. No! It means more mindless sequels, remakes and knock-offs! Yay! … Continue reading

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The Eternal Drive-Through

Drive-through mortuary viewings premiered in Florida more than 30 years ago, but have more recently become a growing trend. I googled “drive through funeral homes” and found 14 million listings. Nearly every U.S. state has them now. One of the … Continue reading

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