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Taken’ Care of Business – Bachman-Turner Overdrive

It’s one of those hot Florida summer days where no one should be outside much less working in the yard. I had started cutting back tree branches early in the morning but not so early as to tick off

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I’m Just A Living Legacy Of The Leader Of The Band

I’m just a living legacy of the leader of the band. – Dan Fogelberg “What was I thinking?   This is too hard for me to play.  Who am I trying to impress?’  All these thoughts

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You’ve Got To Be Cruel To Be Kind..

You’ve Got To Be Cruel To Be Kind – Nick Lowe My phone sounds off an alert to a text message. The tone is the old Jetson’s doorbell theme, that way I know it’s a text without having

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You’re still young, that’s your fault….

“You’re still young that’s your fault, there’s so much for you to know” — Cat Stevens It’s 1980 and 19 year old Rex announces “I’m going to ask Kathie

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What Keeps You Going?

"What keeps you going?" Jose one of the twenty-something agents in our office asks me the other day. I finish the… Posted by Rex Hunter on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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Dawn Patrol | A Leap Of Faith

“He won’t do it!” chides my buddy Norman. “He’s chicken.” he continues with a smirk on his face. “Come on Rex, you can do it!” encourages my best friend Tommy. “How long is he going to

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On Truth

” You can’t handle the truth! Son, we live in a world that has walls. And those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who’s gonna do it? You?” barks Colonel Nathan R. Jessup in the

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Impact Of The Day

The engine goes silent on the 1964 Olds F-85 as Mom and I take a back road from Casselberry to our home in Maitland. “Here we go again!” says Mom as she shifts the car into neutral and tries to crank

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On Bridges and Time

West Side Stories – On Bridges and Time   “I jumped out of my car, locked my car and I ran towards the victims to see if we could help anybody, but the only thing you could see were the car

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Dawn Patrol – A Question Of Age

“Why are there so many old people walking around?” My client asks as we tour a 55+ community. Now, keep in mind this lady was just shy of sixty and said she wanted to take a look at these “active

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Dawn Patrol – Calm After The Storm

I read a joke on Sunday evening. “Who is happy about Monday morning on Sunday?” The answer. “Someone who is unemployed.” This got me thinking about how my current life works. This weekend I

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Dawn Patrol – Oh Say Did You See??

“No! No way!!” I overhear the agent tell her fellow agents at a builder open house. “There is no way I’m showing a house that doesn’t pay at least a 2.5% commission to the buyer’s agent.” I

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Dawn Patrol – Can That Even Be Done?

You just can’t do it. It’s never been done. The human body can’t sustain that type of speed. In the late 1800s, the common belief among scientist was that the human body could not endure

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Dawn Patrol – I’ve Got Your Back

From the Urban Dictionary: When someone has your back, they are there to support you unconditionally. When life seems to blindside you with undesirable events, they’re there for you without complaint,

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