Category Archives: Memories

Whole Lotta Love

It is a constant surprise to see where the music of the 60’s and 70’s ends up, this time in  a Christian Dior commercial featuring Twilight heartthrob Robert Pattinson. While still a commercial, selling an image and a product, this … Continue reading

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The Madeline Intervention

I had lost my job. It was a small engineering office, and it was closing. My first and only pink slip. The unemployment rate was quickly approaching 10 %, it was the worst economy of my lifetime. These were the … Continue reading

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The Madness of March

It is the month I have always dreaded. A month of transition. Some of life’s best and worst  have happened in March. In like a lion, out like a lamb; even the weather is confused. If there is a connection … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary. Selma and Vietnam

Growing up in the 1960’s was a challenge. This weekend marked the anniversary of 2 very different events. Much deserved attention has been focused on the civil rights tragedy at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama on March 7, … Continue reading

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Vitamin Sea

After a wild winter season, I am deficient in Vitamin Sea. Time to share a few of my favorite Atlantic Coast hang outs.  Note : I wanted to use some of my own pictures, but it seems I am two … Continue reading

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Farewell to February

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Porch Patrol

Growing up in a city of row homes, you really couldn’t get away with much. The Front Porch Patrol. This was a coordinated, unspoken effort to police the neighborhood children. Under the guise of sweeping the porch, shoveling snow, collecting … Continue reading

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The Box Purse

It was her only luggage. She reached in and pulled out 2 hundred dollar bills, securing one of the last available hotel rooms that night. Three days later, she left with a police escort. Something about her gentle demeanor, the … Continue reading

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Road Rage Karma

We’ve all seen it, this time it just came a little too close for comfort. Car #1 had just passed me on the interstate and proceeded to cut off Car #2 to get in the exit lane. I was in … Continue reading

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Snow Day

“So..what did you do on your Snow Day growing up?” It was a challenge on a local classic rock radio station. He pointed out the obvious. We had no electronic distraction at the time. There were no home computers, no … Continue reading

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