Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Little Bit Me

There are days where I wonder why I’m single still. And there are days I know why. I woke in a cold sweat for the fourth time on a morning where I could otherwise sleep in. My genius and thoughtful … Continue reading

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Something to be Thankful For

I like to think that I'm a grateful guy… I was taught from a young age to say thank you and I when I say it now I mean it more than I ever did then. First my oldest daughter … Continue reading

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Planet of the Apes 1968 – A Children’s Review

Once upon a time I sat beside my father as he introduced to me "Planet of the Apes"  I don't remember the first ten minutes, but I do remember the last two minutes.  I was stunned, shocked, and totally caught … Continue reading

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The Value of Cold

While I wait for the Turkey to thaw… my mind has a chance to contemplate on the nature of cold. You see, I grew up in the great white north, on top of an ice covered mountain where summer was … Continue reading

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Cornucopia of Thought

"What'cha thinking about?" is the question… and the answer "oh… you know, everything." Today is Sunday, a day for quiet reflection, scripture study, thoughtful meditation, a pleasant nap, and wonderful time with family. This evening the children and I sat … Continue reading

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A Song From the Heart

Music is a big part of me, and being able to make music is as important to me as being able to fly is to a bird.  (Except penguins and other non-flying birds, they don't know what they're missing!) Side … Continue reading

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Countdown to Turkey

This is the time of year when I look at the calendar, realize Thanksgiving is only a week away (or less) and recognize that I am REALLY going to have to get on the ball. (The Butterball, lol jk I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving List

"Are you ready?!" I heard her sister call to her across the room. "Yes!" "Don't forget Peanut Butter Celery with raisens!" the younger one almost screamed.  Which took my attention. "Will you eat that?" I asked, doubtful. "ew, no!" she … Continue reading

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Night Life

As a single parent, you know I know about the night life.  It usually starts like this: "Daddy, I'm scared.. can I sleep in your bed tonight?" This could be right after I've fallen asleep, or any time really. "Sure." … Continue reading

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Melancholy Man

In reading my family history, my great grandfather calls himself a melancholy man. Which makes me think… would I be considered a melancholy man? The internet (which is never wrong) defined it like this: "adjective   1. having a feeling … Continue reading

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