Category Archives: Life

June 21, 2013

Sometimes you’re moving along in life, and things seem to be going well…then you run into a brick wall. You’re shaken up, your life is totally changed and you’re badly hurt. But then you begin to recover…and your life becomes … Continue reading

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22 Things Happy People Do Differently

Someone posted this list over at The Cellar, and I’ve seen it in a couple of other spots as well. I try to do these things as much as possible, though it’s easier said than done. Maybe it will help you … Continue reading

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So long, Stan

I knew this day would come, especially with his failing health…but it doesn’t hurt any less… Stanley Frank Musial, born in Donora, Pennsylvania on November 21, 1920…spent 22 years with the St. Louis Cardinals as an outfielder and first baseman…24 … Continue reading

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Am I getting old…or smart…or both?

I used to be able to throw down some alcohol, mainly beer. There would be weekends in high school (yeah, my friends and I started early) where I would down 3 40-ounce bottles of beer in a night. That’s the … Continue reading

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Let’s simplify things

This post started as an idea a few weeks ago…maybe sooner. I’ve been trying to find the right words for the last few days…I wanted to strike “an appropriate tone.” But…well, read the title of this blog post. I have … Continue reading

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30

Michelle turns 30 today…she has delicious birthday pancakes waiting for her when she wakes up later on. 🙂 30 was a great year for me…the 30s in general have been very good to me. I have a feeling they will … Continue reading

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Don’t believe the hype

The way the political campaigns and people are talking, you would swear that this is the most important election ever!!! The very soul of America hangs in the balance of this election…your children will become mindless taxpaying slaves if they … Continue reading

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51 days: In transition

As I mentioned earlier in the month, my time in Springfield is not to be for long. However, it is going to be a bit before I return…December 19th. I’ve got 7 weeks to get my replacement trained and figure … Continue reading

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End chapter

My time in Springfield has turned out to be brief…I’m leaving at the end of the month. Springfield is a great little city, and I’ve met some really cool people during my short stay. And I’ve been able to use … Continue reading

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9/11

I was at my desk at a call center in Philadelphia when my supervisor casually mentioned that a plane hit one of the Towers. Then the news that the second Tower had been hit…and we knew it wasn’t just an … Continue reading

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