Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chaos

As I was driving down the freeway today, I saw typical Houston summer thunderstorms darkening the sky.  I saw a low flying private jet as it attempted to climb out of the Sugar Land airport and navigate around the severe … Continue reading

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Better Road Texting

Ok, here’s my thing.  Every day, I see driver’s texting and selecting songs from their iPods in busy traffic.  They come out of their lanes, they drop below the speed limit, they aren’t paying full attention to the road.  It’s … Continue reading

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My Uncle Ben

Uncle Ben used to wear a big straw hat with the turned up edges and loose ends flapping in the breeze.  Not like the one in this funny picture, but one like Old Mister Green Jeans wore on Captain Kangaroo. … Continue reading

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We’re Gonna Die

Yesterday, I was going through some archived pictures on my computer that I’d taken back around 2002 with an old, low resolution camera – which, back then, most of them were low resolution.  Still, they captured a wonderful trip that … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me I Can’t Do That!

Perhaps the worst thing that my ears will ever hear is someone telling me, “You can’t do that.” Whether they mean that I am not able to do that, or whether they mean that I shouldn’t do that, either way, it … Continue reading

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Staying on a Budget

Why is it that as soon as I determine to stay on a budget, all kinds of things pop up to try to make me come off of that budget? I’ve got a weakness for spending money on two things … Continue reading

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Writer’s Meet-up

I went to my first writer’s meet-up this week.  Since I’m working on a book, I figured I better get as much help as I could.  I didn’t know what to expect. Exposing yourself to something like an writer’s group … Continue reading

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