Category Archives: Family

Sean McKissack: To Be A Different Someone

My nephew just had his novella published. I’m proud of him. He’s a strange one, and I like him that way.  I know he grew up, in what I would characterize as, a strict conservative-values home, and yet he has … Continue reading

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“Fathers’ Day Thoughts”

The Following is partially reprinted from March 2, 2oo5: Daddy was born in 1912 and witnessed a great many things transpire over his lifetime. Born in the Delta of Mississippi, he spent part of his young childhood living on a … Continue reading

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“Sunday Thoughts”

It’s been a cat weekend at ye olde blog; might as well make “Sunday Thoughts” about those critters as well.   “One cat just leads to another.” –Ernest Hemingway “Kittens can happen to anyone.” –Paul Gallico “It is impossible to … Continue reading

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There ARE Cats in America! / Part 2

From Part 1 of There ARE Cats in America!: “I’M NOT A CAT PERSON First and foremost, I am NOT a cat person.  Second, yes this is the lowest of lowest blog-type entries. It is a blog entry about cats.  … Continue reading

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There ARE Cats in America! / Part 1

I’M NOT A CAT PERSON First and foremost, I am NOT a cat person.  Second, yes this is the lowest of lowest blog-type entries. It is a blog entry about cats.  Third, I am NOT a cat blogger.  Now with … Continue reading

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HAPPY VESAK 2559BE

Having a wife, who is a practicing Buddhist, and I, being on my own spiritual path–I could not let the Buddhist Holiday of Vesak(or Wesak) pass without acknowledging the day that commemorates the Birth, Enlightenment, and Passing of Siddhartha Gautama or … Continue reading

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