Monthly Archives: July 2007

A Texan in New York City – being a Tourist

Howdy, Everybody; We visited many places in NYC; I’ll hit some of the high points here. The Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island – Our son had acquired online ferry tickets and the other ticket you need for access to … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – Explosions and Bomb Scares

Howdy, Everybody; Funny how things just happen in New York City. First, on Tuesday 7/17/07 somebody leaves a container of used clothes at the Library, and it clears the library and several surrounding city blocks while the police bomb squad … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – #2

Howdy, everybody; It’s really interesting to me how I keep thinking about this trip to New York City from which I just returned. I find myself wanting to go back, to explore things at more leisure. NYC has a curious … Continue reading

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A Texan in New York City – First Impressions

Howdy, Everybody; My wife and I went on a visit to New York City in July 2007, to spend some time with our son. Talk about culture shock! From what passes for rural living in East Texas to probably the … Continue reading

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My Dad – the Back Fence

Howdy, Friends; Once, when I was 14 or 15 years old, I was spending a summer day helping my Dad and a couple of other guys put a barbed-wire fence down the back side of the property. This fence was … Continue reading

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My Dad – the Gas Tank

Howdy Everybody; My dad was a welder, and he definitely had his own way about him. Once, when my oldest boy was somewhat less than two years old, I had reason to walk down to my dad’s shop to talk … Continue reading

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Examine the Evidence!

Howdy, Friends! It is important to make decisions and select belief systems based on as much factual information as you can get your brain around. The facts are your guide to understanding what is around you. Apply critical thought, and … Continue reading

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