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Journal Entry # 96 – Appreciate the Beauty!

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”      – Aristotle

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Moonlight to Morning

I remember nights that seemed only for me. Everything still, silent…time fixed. I sat by shore, lost in its wake. Watched as mossy moorings danced in captivate. The moonlight stretched my little port, reaching for tomorrow, maybe running from yesterday. A lull of loneliness, like a blanket. Protects me from exposure. Suspended in salty bliss, […]

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Journal Entry # 92 – Become a Child Again!!!

    “We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” ―Laura Ingalls Wilder *Take a look at our Christmas Village from a few years ago. The video was taken with an early smartphone. At the time, I was just fooling around really, but in retrospect, I’m glad […]

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Ashback Friday # 5 – I Pity the Fall!

Hey all, Pictured above is the old 1983 Mr. T action figure, and no not a doll, an action figure. The difference is the kung-fu grip. Anyway, I was and still am I guess, a huge fan of the A-Team. I watched religiously every week as Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn’t […]

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Ashback Friday # 4 – Bump, Volley…Spike!

Yup, those were the days!!! Afterschool practices and weekend tournaments were my only focus during this chapter of my life. Back when I hadn’t quite grown into my ears yet. Oh, how I miss the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. The clean-shaven, beer shirt wearing, non-look at the camera bunch of guys […]

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My Redemption

My memory is all I have to adore you. A broken heart still bleeding for attention. Before the picture fades, I pray for a lost connection. My fault bears a cross, though, it was never my intention. Forgive this, my wordy plea, and grant me redemption.

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Ashback Friday # 3 – Very Very Sneaker there Mother!

Hello all, I can’t recall the year, couldn’t even guess, but yours truly used to rock those kicks you see above. How cool was I? Gosh, I was about ten, eleven, maybe even twelve. I’m telling you, they had me at “that cool thing that I drink is now on my shoes”. Right away, I […]

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Ashback Friday # 2 – That Afternoon…

We played and played. Dad, at your service, what game shall we play next? You couldn’t get enough of me and I couldn’t take my eyes off of you…that afternoon, together.

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Hey everybody, For several months now, I’ve had access to what I consider to be my own personal DeLorean…my barbershop!

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Journal Entry # 65 – The Rain

Rain showers my spirit and waters my soul. – Emily Logan Decens

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