Category Archives: Simple Observations

For Whom the Bell Tolls

I was standing on my deck a few days ago, coffee cup in hand, and bundled in warm winter clothing. I had gone outside to see if my bird feeder needed filling. I usually purchase a large bag of birdseed … Continue reading

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An Inside View of My New Book

In order to promote my new book, I’m going to be posting a few snippets from some of my stories. I hope you enjoy them. Remember, there are still free copies of my E-book available at BookGrabr. Just click the … Continue reading

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My Wife’s Escape

I hope you don’t mind, but I pulled this post from last years archives. I’ve been slowly but surely getting my new book into the marketplace, and along with work, it’s taking a lot of my time. Right now, I’m … Continue reading

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Don’t Move – and Remain Perfectly Still

I have the greatest respect for the brave women and men in our police departments. I’ve been especially interested in those, whose career path involves being part of a K-9 unit. As part of this human/canine team, an officer pairs … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – and Love is in Bloom

Oh, Oh. I just got back from Walmart after witnessing a sea of red, as dozens of associates, furiously filled shelves with cards, boxes of candy, and plush teddy bears, which were holding hearts in their paws. After seeing my … Continue reading

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My New YearsResolutions

Now, that the new year is almost here, I’ve begun thinking about all my New Years resolutions for 2018. I don’t know about you, but I seem to have the same ones every year, and they usually only last about … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories

I started writing my last, Christmas-themed, simple observation of everyday life today, and it got me thinking about all the wonderful memories I’ve accumulated over the years during the Holiday season. My mind often drifts back to thoughts of being … Continue reading

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Unique Christmas Songs

A few years ago, I wrote an updated version of a classic Holiday favorite, called “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.” The original song was first recorded by Elmo and Patsy in 1979. I wrote my own song, using … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Going Broke

  I just finished listening to a traditional Holiday song called “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” It’s an English Christmas carol, thought to be of French origin, that was first published in 1720. It is a cumulative song, each verse building … Continue reading

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Kiss Me You Fool

  As we make our way through the Christmas season, I’m reminded of one of my favorite Holiday traditions. It’s the hanging of mistletoe above doorways, in order to possibly procure a kiss from one’s spouse, partner, significant other, friend, … Continue reading

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