It was the day after my birthday. My wife brought me to a nearby restaurant for birthday dinner with a lead-in of beer and cheese sampling. I was delighted to see a few of my friends already there to join us. Right as the tasting began, a few more friends showed up, and we began Read More
Well, here I am starting my 39th trip around the sun. This past year was one of joy and sorrow. The joy has come from all the blessings around me, and the sorrow has come from not grasping the true nature of those blessings. I have problems – problems with communication, with time management, with Read More
And it was very sloppy of me to not give an update on my aunt who suffered the aneurysm in November. She has made almost a full recovery and has returned home this week. There are still some health issues to work through, and she’s going to fight to end her nicotine addiction once and Read More
Wow – a Hall and Oates reference! I’m sorry it had to come to that… Anyway, I apologize for the silence. 2009 began with a starting gun that’s turned into a Thompson Automatic. After getting back from a “Country Christmas”, we turned around and took a trip to Sweetwater Beach. No, we didn’t visit the Read More
Yes, it sounds like a clichéd event, but this Thanksgiving was a “Country Family Thanksgiving”, and I really could not be happier with the weekend. My entire immediate family was here, as well as some extended family that I hadn’t seen in ages. My mother outdid herself preparing almost every dish personally and to perfection. Read More
Is this going to be about biscuits? No. I wanted to choose a name that was memorable, distinctive, and fun. There was also a reference to “biscuitheads” in a Homestar Runner cartoon, and I’ve not been able to get the phrase out of my head. I do like biscuits – especially if they are smothered Read More
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Since WordPress is free (even hosted), and has a lot more potential bells and whistles, I decided to plop my blog into a cozier corner of my website.