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Before I die I want to …

How would you finish the statement, “Before I die I want to                 .” It’s the start of a new year and an excellent time to reflect on what we want to accomplish in 2014. We dream of the potential of 365 new beginnings. Perhaps we even take it […]

Why I’ll Never Forget Edward Andrew Bredbenner

Never forget. Those two words are frequently tossed out in normal conversation: “I’ll never forget that episode of …” “He (or she) is someone I’ll never forget.” It’s said so often, that one wonders whether so many things could possibly be remembered. In this case, I can say with certainty – barring any serious memory […]

Money Launderer Wanted? – Finance Manager for Hire

As many of you know, I’m in the middle of an all-out job-hunt, but not for a Finance Manager position. My work has been in manufacturing. Fortunately, the economy is great, jobs are plentiful, benefits are fantastic, and compensation is outstanding … And I’m occasionally sarcastic! If you’ve been in the job market, you know that one gets […]

Beach Patrol – Assistant Lifeguard On-Duty

Sitting from our beach blanket vantage point, we looked out at the clear blue sky and green-tinged ocean spewing rhythmic, whitewater waves. It was just another day at the beach. *** What it looked like to the south and north, from where we were sitting:               As our skin soaked up ray […]

Senior Portraits – How NOT to do Them

I love looking at senior portraits. There’s something so bittersweet about the passage of time. Maybe less on the sweet side, as time flies by so quickly. You’re only as old as you feel! Right?? My high school classmates celebrated a significant milestone this past weekend with the 35th anniversary of our graduation. I wish […]

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