The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

A Little About Me

There is something so right about the sight of the flags flying high and proud, even when the weather gets a bit rough. Perhaps a bit like being proud to be an American, even during those times that we don’t seem to get it quite right. “When you photograph people in color you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph …

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Welcome Home Taylor

We went to town to look at a new laptop. Instead, we fell head over heels in love with Taylor and knew instantly we would do anything within our power to adopt her, and take her home with us. When the lady in charge of adoptions was interviewing me, I asked if she believed that animals rescue people every bit …

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Very Proud To Be An American

In a time when most the world seems a little nuts these days, yeah I am still very proud to be an American, maybe more now than ever. No, I am not hiding my head in the sand. I see the headlines about our nation’s economy and the current unemployment rate, but when I look at countries where so many …

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Looking Back At Me

I looked in the mirror and what did I see? A forty-eight year old looking back at me. How is that possible, how can it be? Wasn’t it yesterday I was thirty-three? With fifty just a stone’s throw away I begin to wonder how to keep it all at bay Then realize some aren’t blessed to see that day Another …

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All I Want For Christmas . . .

For the last few years, the kid and I have been extremely lazy about the holidays, especially when it came to Christmas. The whole thought of decorating seemed like way too much effort, and shopping for Christmas presents? Heck we figured it was easier to go shopping together and buy what we actually wanted. How sad is that? This year, …

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