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Hurricane Earl was supposed to be meterological Armagedon. The latest in the seemingly endless parade of “end of life as we know it because we filthy humans are destroying the planet with our SUV’s and air conditioners” weather events. And, … Continue reading

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Humansville, MO

I am not kidding! There is actually a place on the way back from Branson called Humansville, MO. You can’t miss it. It’s on Highway 13, directly east of Nevada and west of Pittsburgh, north of Fair Play and south of Tightwad! … Continue reading

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Now that’s creative!

We drove down to Branson today for the family reunion. About 15 minutes after we left our apartment, my wife remembered that we needed ice for one of the coolers. While she went into the mini-market, I sat in the … Continue reading

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Hello, ma’am, I’m Deputy…

My wife and arrived at our apartment after nearly 9 hours of driving from Dallas, TX. We would have been home 15 minutes earlier if my wife had not gotten pulled over by a policeman for speeding! “Did you know that you were … Continue reading

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Do you believe in angels?

As you probably know, it has been snowing quite a bit here in Kansas City. When I went out to the car this morning, I learned that another several inches fell last night. Needless to say, driving in this weather … Continue reading

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Deja vu all over again!

Is there a pattern developing? In my last post, I told you about the similarities of Kimba’s departure last Christmas and her  arrival this year. Well, we aren’t quite finished. I was supposed to pick up my oldest daughter, Bean, … Continue reading

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She’s back!

Let’s see… I’m driving to the airport in the middle of a wind/hail/rain/snow storm… Kimba must be coming into town! When I took her to the airport after last Christmas, it was exactly the same type of weather. It is … Continue reading

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I’ve gotta stop doing this!

I got home at 12:15 A.M. this morning. I had driven 19 of the previous 32 hours! You guessed it…I was tired! Again! I am really developing quite a driving resumé. A month ago, I left Washington D.C. at 3:30 … Continue reading

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Am I nuts?

I must be a glutton for punishment… I did it again this weekend… I went straight from work yesterday and drove for 8 straight hours. Why??? Another of my “crazy” ideas… 8 years ago, I learned of a product that … Continue reading

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I’m so smart!

We got into Kansas City at 1:30 A.M.! At least that was an hour earlier than the night, er, morning before! We drove one car into Nashville: our SuperCrew pickup. Normal people would just drive the same car home! But, as … Continue reading

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