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Sunday, June 17th, 2012
My Career As A Woman

Wouldn’t you pay somebody just to be able to take a nap every afternoon?  Yeah, me too.  I wish my granddaughter felt that way.  My daughter, Natalie, is in the middle of her two-week special training with the National Guard, so I’ve got my granddaughter, Sabria, during that time. 

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Thursday, June 14th, 2012

June 8-10 was my first trip to St. Louis.  I went with some friends Friday June 8 to see the Cardinals play the Cleveland Indians. There were 42,098 in attendance. One of the cool things for the guitarist in me was that the Indians’ Catcher/First Baseman is named Carlos Santana!

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

What makes a house a home? Is it the things we have in it? Is it the people we share it with? Is it the location? Like many of you, when I think of home, my mental picture is welcoming.

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

We have too many laws, not enough law enforcement, mind you, but too many laws. Someone has said that the sum total content of today's law books is beyond any man's possible knowledge. It's easier to pass a law than it is to get rid of one.

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Monday, June 11th, 2012

Flag Day: Celebrating an Important Symbol of Freedom, Democracy:  "Our flag says, ‘I am what you make me, nothing more.  I swing before your eyes as a bright gleam of color, a symbol of yourself.” – Franklin K. Lang, Secretary of the Interior speaking at a Flag Day Ceremony, 1914.

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Monday, June 11th, 2012
My Career As A Woman

I’m sure you’re familiar with one of the laws of thermodynamics that states, “Everything is moving toward chaos.” If you want to see it in action, just make a visit to my house.  Evidently, my granddaughter, Sabria, doesn’t think we’re getting there fast enough, so she has recently stepped up her

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Thursday, June 7th, 2012

I took the road less traveled by, and that has made all the difference--- Robert Frost 

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Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Back when veteran newsman Andy Rooney passed away, I posted an article about it on facebook.  Several said I reminded them of him.  The man had an incredibly long career as a journalist, so I’m good with the comparison.

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Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

June brings to mind weddings. In our country, June is a very popular wedding month.  Although I did not marry in June, like many of you, I have observed the exchange of many wedding vows during that month.

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Every now and then I like to share some thoughts--some from others and some I've contemplated my almost 79 years. Someone has said that all a man will ever really own are his own thoughts. Just as you can't roller-skate in a buffalo herd, it's hard to think worthy thoughts in one too.

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