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Encore

I had my alarm set for 4:45. However, I woke up at 4:40.  In the midst of a 66° evening, the wind suddenly started howling like it did during tornado season, like God just reached over and turned on a … Continue reading

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Fighting the Midwestern winter spread

It is becoming painfully clear to me why people tend to gain weight in the Midwest during the winter. First, it is cold outside and the thought of hot food is SO enticing. Honestly, who craves a salad when it … Continue reading

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A Midwest roller coaster!

The Los Angeles area has at least five major amusement parks that boast about how great their roller coasters are.  Here in Kansas, we don’t need no stinkin’ amusement parks with no man mad roller coasters! We’ve got the real … Continue reading

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Talk about the weather

When I lived in Southern California, I must tell you that I thought that people who talked about the weather were really lame. I mean, come on… Don’t you have ANYTHING more interesting to talk about? Now that I live … Continue reading

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Man it’s busy in here

After I dropped my wife off at Costco this morning, I had an hour to burn before my”Genius Bar” appointment at the Apple store. I had a coupon for a free drink so I decided to do some reading at Starbucks. As I pulled … Continue reading

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Chasin’ tornadoes

The celebration that I am now officially one year older continued today. My wife and two youngest children took me out to dinner to celebrate my birthday at Jack Stack Barbecue. In the semi-finals of the NCAA basketball tournament, the governor … Continue reading

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Nature is conspiring against me…

My wife and children woke up at 9:00 this morning. My wife started to make breakfast so I went out on the balcony to see if it was still as hot and humid as it was 3 1/2 hours ago. … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung

The trailer carrying our belongings arrived at the storage facility last night so that we could unload everything on Friday. I arranged this because the extended forecast indicated that Friday was the only day with no rainfall expected. I thought … Continue reading

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No rain, just as forecasted!

The trailer carrying our belongings arrived at the storage facility last night so that we could unload everything on Friday. I scheduled the truck’s arrival today because the extended forecast indicated that Friday was the only day with no rainfall … Continue reading

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It’s different now that I am here

It is colder here in Kansas than it was in Los Angeles! I realize that is probably obvious but it still makes quite an impression when you experience it for yourself. I mean, I didn’t shiver when my wife or children … Continue reading

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