“…In reality, though, most of us, never end up doing what we started out wanting to do….”

Everybody is good at something. We all have something that we excel in. For some… it “numbers.” Good in math, or sciences. For other’s …. It may be in English…. Writing… composition. And then, some are great in SPORTS. I saw on TV the other night where a young 13 year old girl, Alyssa Carson, […]

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“…Kate was large in size, and the popular phrase, still used today, is in deference to her, “Ain’t over till the fat lady sings…”

God Bless AMERICA -The Story…..This is the history behind the song God Bless America. Who knew! The link BELOW takes you to a video showing the first public singing of “GOD BLESS AMERICA”. But before you watch, here is the story of the song. The time was 1940. America was still in a terrible economic […]

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“…You name it, and I got it, I’ve had it….or, I’m going to get it….”

 Let’s get a little PERSONAL.   Last Sunday I turned 75 years old, and I’m “full of it.”  You name it, and I got it, I’ve had it….or, I’m going to get it.  By training, and by choice, I’m an accountant…. A numbers man. I love numbers.  Accounting has been the “back-drop” of by entire adult […]

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“…I am a 75-year-old-VIRGIN….”

I am a 75-year-old-VIRGIN.   Who am I?  Um….I’m not a priest.  I’m not a monk.  I am not cloistered.  I don’t live on a desert island.  I’ve not been abandoned in an adult orphanage.  I’m not in “lock-up.”  Too, I am a healthy male.  So….eh…what’s the thing about being a 75 year-old-virgin. Well…. Just listen. […]

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“…Years back, a “hot-spot” was a place where one could go, and have a good time….”

HOT-SPOT……..What the heck is a HOT-SPOT?   Anyway? Years back, a “hot-spot” was a place where one could go, and have a good time.  For some, it was Key West, for others it is Miami Beach, or Ft. Lauderdale.  In my neck of the woods, it was the Library, the Hi-Hat Club,  Hard Rock Café, or […]

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“… American by Birth – South Carolina by the Grace of God…”

A man in Topeka, Kansas decided to write a book about churches around the country. He started by flying to San Francisco and started working East from there.  Going to a very large church, he began taking photographs and making notes.He spotted a golden telephone on the vestibule wall and was intrigued with a sign, which read “Calls: […]

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“…Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, But faith looks up…!”

THE BUZZARD: If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the ground with a run of […]

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“…Now, I find, that just getting a shower, and deciding where to eat, are the big decisions for the day…!”

AND THEN IT IS WINTER.  You know…. time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It was just yesterday that I was young, just married, and embarking on my new life with my bride.  She was 18 and I was 19.  I wonder where all the years went.  […]

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The Magic Bank Account: Imagine that you had won the following *PRIZE* in a contest:  Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has rules.  The set of rules: 1. Everything that you didn’t spend during each day would be taken away from you. 2. You may […]

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“…Intense silence keeps the opposition GUESSING…”

Silence is GOLDEN… The other day, someone sent me a low-end comic film of a guy who was getting  impatient while waiting “too long” for his girl-friend to show up for dinner. She finally showed up, refusing to accept any type of romantic salutation; and immediately began telling him, with profane rhetoric, that he was […]

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