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I Love You, Pop!

Howdy, Everybody; “I love you, Pop!” – my grand-daughter. If there is a better reason for living, I don’t know what it is. – Pop

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9 Guns for Every 10 Americans

Howdy, Friends; There’s an article on foxnews.com here that says that there are 9 guns for every 10 Americans. This means there’s not enough guns out there (grin). Seriously, though – one interesting factoid in this article is that it … Continue reading

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My Shortest Prayer

Howdy, Everybody; My shortest prayer: “Dear Jesus!” This said between leaving the saddle of the motorcycle and hitting the ground. Walked away without a scratch. Sometime around 1971. I found this convincing, and got saved shortly thereafter. -Pop

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My Daily Prayer

Howdy, Folks; Every day, I pray this prayer, or some variation: Dear Lord; Thank you for this new day, Lord. It’s beautiful. Thank you for the love in my life, first for Your amazing love for me, and also for … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen…

Howdy, everybody; I am 53+ years old, born November 1953; and while that’s not just REAL old, I’ve seen enough that the changes are pretty interesting. To me, anyway. The following list is some of the things I’ve seen, that … Continue reading

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Pet Peeve – Cell Phones on the Road

Howdy everybody; Today, I went to the bank at lunch, it being payday and everything. This is normally something that pretty much uses up my lunch break. In traffic I got behind this person whom I couldn’t pass and who … Continue reading

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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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