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Does everything have to be difficult?

I started the day by ducking my head in to say hello to Kimba, her husband, Feeky and our new grandson, Giddy. I then grabbed a quick bite as I hit the road to pick my wife up at the Denver airport. … Continue reading

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But I get up off that side every day!

My little rough patch continued today.. Last night, I was so preoccupied with learning how to set my clock radio so I could fall asleep while listening to a jazz CD that I forgot to turn my alarm. I woke up in time … Continue reading

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Boo Hoo!

The Toyota’s engine is toast… I can’t say that I am surprised. I thought there might be real trouble when I first heard the knock. The thing that is really trying to eat away at me is the cause… I … Continue reading

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How quickly things change

Life never ceases to amaze me. Change happens so quickly, so unexpectedly. This morning, I drove Cakes to her SAT test. She can drive herself but I just wanted to get a little time with her. I chose to take the … Continue reading

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Our roots are showing!

I thought that we had done a better job of concealing our true color but… Our Southern California roots are beginning showing. It snowed about two inches last night. Our cars were covered. Then, it snowed all day long. But, … Continue reading

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My first bout with cabin fever

The ground has been covered with snow since Christmas Eve. The streets are drivable but they are much narrower than they were two weeks ago. Instead of two wide lanes, we have 1.75. That being the case, what do you … Continue reading

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Closing the books on 2009

Christmas vacation is officially over. I drove my son to the airport this morning. My wife, my youngest daughter and I are all that are left here in Kansas. It is time to set my sights toward the new year. I did … Continue reading

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I don’t fully understand

I woke up to a surprise today… 3 inches of snow on the car! It snowed all day long. However, there is something that I don’t fully understand… While it was cold enough for new snow to fall, the snow on the ground … Continue reading

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One big happy…

There is much more room in our apartment today… My two oldest daughters and my wife’s parents left yesterday. My son will leave in a few days. The last 24 hours were an emotional whirlwind. Big A got put out … Continue reading

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

No more dreaming of a white Christmas here! We definitely had one! 3-6 inches on Christmas Eve, 7 inches on Christmas and 2 more today! If I had to deal with it every day, it would really be a pain… … Continue reading

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