Dear Glenda…

Rain falling, power going on and off and on and off and on and off and on then off.  And this time it stays off.  So I leave my house and drive.  I love driving.  I was a colicky baby. ...
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And so it goes…

I have been deeply saddened by the daily reports of deaths in the news.  Some of whom have passed I knew personally and some I’ve simply, but profoundly, been inspired by. I won’t speak about the folks I knew personally...
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C’est la vie

You know what?  No.  It doesn’t simply have to be…that’s life.  Although it is.  It always is.  But I don’t have to just sit back and say…well…that’s the way it is…whatever will be will be…even though it’s true…whatever will be...
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When the bug bit

The movie was “Lili”, directed by Charles Walters, starring Leslie Caron.  She is a waif who joins the carnival to pursue handsome, smooth-talking, womanizing carnival magician, Jean-Pierre Aumont, who, unfortunately for her, is married to glamorous, and sexy as hell,...
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Catching Up

My last entry was at the beginning of this year.  New starts.  Goodbye to the old…heralding in…  Today seems like as good a day as any to write something fresh.  Check back in.  50 years ago today something momentous happened...
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Happy 2013!

2012 is finished.  It was an extremely tumultuous year the world over but as I recently told a friend of mine…I’ve only ever known the world to be in chaos…so what’s new?  I was born in 1961…and I could easily...
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Hey Tom Sawyer!

The Lexington Youth Theatre production of “Tom Sawyer” closed Sunday after three wildly successful performances.  Perfect performances?  No.  Perfect production?  No.  But you’d never know it listening to the enthusiastic shrieks emitted from the near capacity crowds in attendance.  Standing,...
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Election is finally over!

To say that I’m thrilled is a grotesque understatement.  Thrilled that my President won a second term, affording him the opportunity to do the additional work necessary to fulfill as many of his previous promises as he’s humanly capable.  People...
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Abroad!

So I arrive in Berlin mid September right on the heels of endless looping news reports of American embassies across the Middle East being stormed, our ambassador to Libya, along with four others being killed, the entire region on the...
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