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Bunch has a change of heart

This morning, I was just about to grab the shovel to begin my third attempt at planting the shrubs along the front of our house when my cell phone rang. It was my mechanic… “I was at the junkyard yesterday … Continue reading

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Saved by the missing title

My title sounds like a Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew book… I spoke with my mechanic today. I told him that I found the title to Wild Bill. He replied, “Well at least you’ll see your truck again.” “What happened?” The … Continue reading

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One last pile

I was not looking forward to my evening. I had to find the title to Wild Bill. In itself, that is not so bad. However, it forced me to start pulling out boxes of receipts, papers and knick-knacks. I pulled 5 … Continue reading

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He has a bad runny nose

Last weekend, we moved everything out of the apartment. With that success under my belt, I had the opportunity to start moving our possessions our of our storage facility! Man, is that something that makes you want to get out … Continue reading

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Hoping to get back to boring

I have an old truck that I have named “Wild Bill”. I call it that because it is an old style pick up… Uncivilized, untamed… It’s a man’s truck! No foo-foo women crud here! The doors are hard to open … Continue reading

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In praise of buying used

Several weeks ago, I had to buy tires for Wild Bill, my old F150. As is the norm, things did not go as smoothly as I had hoped. I bought a set of tires and rims only to discover that they … Continue reading

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Never a doubt

I left work today with my last trip to Texas still on my mind. Internally, I  was warming my leg for the whole drive up just in case I needed to kick myself. It was worth it. I made the right … Continue reading

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It’s better outside the box

Wild Bill threw a shoe recently. When we (really my wife and kids) have had to use the truck, we have been driving on a spare. My son, always trying to be helpful, went out of his way on several … Continue reading

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Context makes all the difference

I frequently highlight the small blessings that occur in my life on this blog. I don’t just do it on or for this blog. I practice this in my daily life. Many years ago, I read in the Psalms that God … Continue reading

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He’s finally legal

There were several delays before he got his day in court. He had to be rejected by the people of California. Then he had to suffer the same hardship in Kansas and Missouri. But finally, by a four to three … Continue reading

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