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I thought that was the place

I just got off the phone with my second daughter. She has just been hired for a full-time position by the Macaroni Grille in Cool Springs, TN. When I took her around to apply for jobs, this was the place … Continue reading

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What a great day!

I wish that every day was like today. In six hours, I officially gifted the car to my second daughter, got it checked for emissions, registered the car and put on her new Tennessee plates. She completed her application for … Continue reading

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This ain’t nothin’

Before we registered the car, we had to take it to a vehicle emission inspection station. Now, having lived in California for 31 years, I had certain expectations of what this test would be like. Fortunately, I picked the fastest … Continue reading

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Gotta tell my wife about this!

My day got off to a great start. My second daughter and I went to register her “new” car with the Williamson County Clerk. I told the woman behind the counter that I wanted to give the car to her. … Continue reading

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She returned the favor

As I walked into the living room of the house where my second daughter is now staying, I heard someone singing a worship song. It sounded like my daughter, but I wasn’t sure. I mean it has been such a … Continue reading

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I made a girl cry today

It seems that I do that fairly regularly. Thankfully, it is usually a good thing. And she didn’t really cry. Her eyes just welled up with tears. This morning, I told my second daughter that we (all of us in … Continue reading

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What a difference $10 makes

My second daughter’s boss gave her the night off. Instead of working until midnight and leaving in the morning, we decided to leave right away. I took her to say good-bye to her best friend, to the restaurant to pick … Continue reading

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A negative mirage

The clouds caught up with me just as I hit the toll road. The state of Illinois was requiring me to pay for the privilege of driving slow on their road. I had two $1 bills in my wallet and … Continue reading

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How was the weather?

If I am driving in the Midwest, it must mean that there is bad weather in the area. Sure enough, as I was driving across Iowa this afternoon there was a tornado warning in effect! Of course, when they announce … Continue reading

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The Little Car That Could

Our little 1990 V-6 Nissan Maxima with 96,000 miles on it is getting 34 MPG on this trip! Amazing! I am really grateful since gas is $4.35/gallon in the Chicago area!

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