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Superman finally gets introduced to cryptonite

I called Big A this morning to see how he was doing. His weight was down to 167.4 but he was not doing well. He was so weak that he couldn’t wrestle this morning! After all, he has lost 16 … Continue reading

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I can’t really say that I am surprised

If yesterday’s news regarding the house wasn’t challenging enough, my son called me from Philadelphia. He talked with the wrestling coach… It doesn’t look like  he is going to be awarded a wrestling scholarship! That might be a problem…Drexel is a very … Continue reading

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You got written up for what?

This may come as a shock to some of you, but I have been having a long distance relationship for more than two years. Actually, I am in several simultaneously. It so much more difficult to communicate. I tell you … Continue reading

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I shudder to think…

For the second time this week, I was awakened by the sound of my wife talking on the phone. This time, I got out of bed because I detected a little concern in her voice. I opened our bedroom door … Continue reading

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What did he write?

A man called my cell while I was at work today and introduced himself. I didn’t recognize the name. “I’m one of your son’s coaches…” Still blank “…the wrestling team…” That didn’t help all that much. Was he from the high … Continue reading

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Theys a who’ lot of growin’ up goin’ on ’round he-ah

My youngest daughter started training for her new job… She will be a hostess at a very nice restaurant near our apartment, The Bonefish Grille. Inside the  restaurant, the lighting is subdued, the food is excellent and the prices aren’t … Continue reading

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I’m sorry he had to learn this way

My son wrestled in a “private” wrestling tournament on Saturday. By private, I mean that you had to be invited to attend. Otherwise, you would never have known about it. There were no advertisements posted anywhere. Six club teams wrestled … Continue reading

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Hoping not to fall

Teaching and training young adults (i.e. adolescents) can be a treacherous undertaking. The smallest wrong word can set them into a tailspin. Sometimes, it doesn’t even take a word…they just go into a tailspin and even they can’t tell you … Continue reading

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Father Knows Best

I never really watched this show but I sure do like the title. My son has a friend who happens to be a girl. He assures me that there is nothing more between them. Last night, he informed me when … Continue reading

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Much more than I had hoped for

I have once again been amazed at the goodness of God! In previous posts, I have told you about the dramatic changes that God has been bringing about in my second daughter. As profound as the last big change was, … Continue reading

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