Family

Pelican chillin' on his own

I’ve been studying on a strange fellow today. It’s not that I’m any better than he is. It’s just that he is a little different from me and that intrigues me. I guess he probably thinks that I am odd looking too. He would not be alone in that sentiment. They call this odd bird
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When The Tide Comes In

She and I love to travel. We will load up the car with hastily packed luggage, a couple of pillows for the ride and the other two people that reside at our place.  Sometimes we do not even know where we are headed until we get moving down the road. This is how we have always
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A Hillbilly in the Magic Kingdom

Getting out of town is something I love to do. As much as I love where I am from and never want to live anywhere else, I still love to see the sights. So when I had the opportunity to go to Disney World with my family, I jumped at the chance. I had been
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The Truth About Home

During a simpler time I remember home and all that entailed.  It seemed to me that the place where I lived would always be the same.  I spent my youth growing up there and I never considered that I would leave.  There was a comfort there at that place that could not come from anywhere
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The Domestication of Chris Darden

Many moons ago I was not married.  I was without child as well.  I knew other guys that had taken on these sort of things but it all seemed very distant, like something that I should have no part in.  Some talked of the time when they would settle down but that had no appeal
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The home of a writer

This week my family and I took a trip to the Florida Keys.  It was a great adventure that I hate to return from.  I have seen smiling teenagers (hard to come by) and a seasick wife (not as surprising as the smiling teenagers).  The water there was blue and clear and the sun shone
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Dance With The One That Brought You

One early morning this week I stepped out the front door and there waiting for me was our family dog, Charlie.  This would not have been unusual but as of late Charlie has been prone to wander.  For you who have not lived in the country, many of us here try not to put our
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