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Life is Good. And Life Goes On

“Life goes on with or without you, time stops for no one!” Here’s what we may think of ourselves, and our troubles, a lot of the time: But we quickly learn, throughout difficult periods of our life, that it isn’t really like that at all. I’ve been away from this blog - literally and figuratively – for nearly eight […]

Christmas, Family, Extended Stay, and Rigid Flexibility

It’s Christmas time, and that means reflecting on family, friends, and the true reason for Christmas. In my mind, and without any intent to be blasphemous, I must go back to my Catholic upbringing and make a confession: “It has been more than one month since my last blog post …” Often as we approach […]

Blog Falls off the Map! Concerned Follower Outraged?

I’ve been away from the blog world for so long, I almost forgot how to put up a new post. My number of views per day has dropped faster than … “What is ‘from 10 hits per day to 1 hit per day, Alex?’” If I’ve said it once, I’ve stated it a million times […]

Why This Isn’t My 100th Post, 1 Year Blogging Anniversary, or Duke the Dog’s Birthday

This well-crafted bit of writing was supposed to be my 100th post, one year blogging anniversary, and Duke the Dog’s first birthday post all rolled into one.     There’s only one slight problem – I’m a month late getting it out. So instead, this is my 110th post, Duke is now one year and […]

Panda, Amber, and MLB in “Hot as Blue Blazes”

“Me mind on fire, me soul on fire Feelin’ hot hot hot Party people, all around me Feelin hot hot hot!” Buster Poindexter Must see 80′s video – high hair, bad clothes, Hot Hot Hot Flashback to this past Sunday: “We interrupt this blog for an important weather report: It will be as hot as blue […]

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