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Dawn Patrol – Runnoft

Ah, the classics.  The Odyssey by Homer.  The tale of Odysseus and his ten-year adventure to get home after the fall of Troy.  A true hero’s tale. The story was made into a movie in 2000.

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Dawn Patrol – Value

The text came to me around 3 pm yesterday.  Not the kind of text I normally receive from my wife. And quite frankly I was a bit surprised. Usually, Kathie and my texts are like most couples.  “I’m

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I Once Was Lost, But Now I’m Found

Have you ever had one of those weeks where all your plans and aspirations of making the world a better place got mired down in the details of life? This has been one of those weeks for me. My daily email

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On a recent phone conversation Matthew says, “Dad, it doesn’t make sense. They want me to get people that call the customer service to use their computer to make changes to their accounts and

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Dawn Patrol – Big Rocket, Big Risk

Spring 1980. Kathie and I love to spend our Saturdays at Cocoa Beach in the Spring. The sand is hot from the sun and the breeze is cool from the still chilly ocean water. Driving to the beach you catch

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Dawn Patrol – A Bad Surprise

And this ends our broadcasting day.  Just like that the screen goes blank.  No explanation simply no more broadcast. Like millions of people around the world, I watched the Super Bowl last night.  Beer

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Dawn Patrol – Unintended Consequences

I must admit that I am a FaceBook junkie.  I find it interesting to see what friends and neighbors have on their mind.  And to keep up with high school folks that I remember with their children’s

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Dawn Patrol – Perspective

I get the call from my friend Steve and I am on my way. Surfs up, man! You’ve got to get over here TODAY!! It’s January 1980 and I am totally stoked to get the call. I’ve loaded the surfboard on

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Dawn Patrol – Expectations

Dawn Patrol – Expectations This week has been get the car repaired week. I spent most of the day yesterday getting my wife’s car fixed. This morning I’m sitting in the lobby of the local repair

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And The Winner Is…

Award shows mean fancy clothes and the emotions of the winners, it all seems so exciting. Seeing the artists win their award. One award that I keep an eye on at the Grammy’s is the Best New Artist. It

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Dawn Patrol – Breaking2

Heart pounding, legs screaming and feeling sick to my stomach, I round the corner of the Mexico pavilion at EPCOT.  I know that I am near the end of the Disney Marathon and that it will soon be over. 

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Dawn Patrol

Surfs Up!  Was what we all wanted to hear in the early morning dawn of 1978 Cocoa Beach. Every morning of that summer my best friend Steve and I would get up, stagger out from our condos at the Atlantique

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A Letter To My Son Regarding Expectations

I’m glad to hear that you are in better spirits over the past few days.  I always sleep better when I know that you have a positive outlook on how life is going for you. Today I want to cover

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A Werewolf Out Of Water

In the distance, he could hear the mob of town folk as they drew near to where he crouched hiding.  Hoping that they did not find him.  As the angry crowd drew near he could feel the heat from their

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