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Clear Cool Water – Sons of the Pioneers

Never would I have thought a glass of water would have cost so much, but it did. Sunday morning and I am sticking to my daily routine. Turn on the coffee pot, start my reading for the day while the coffee

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I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack

“Dad, I feel like I’m falling behind,” my son Matthew says over the phone from his apartment in Jacksonville. “You’re doing fine, son,” I say in my most confident voice,”You’ve

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Keep on Truckin – Eddie Kendricks

Keep on Truckin – Eddie Kendricks “You look great!  What’s your secret?” Mick asks me as we pass each other in the hall in our corporate headquarters.  Mick hadn’t seen

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Simple Pleasures Are The Best – Bobby McFerrin

Life’s Simple Pleasures Are The Best – Bobby McFerrin I look around the restaurant at the other couples who have the same expression on their face.  They must be having the same experience

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Here In My Car, I Feel Safest Of All

Here In My Car, I Feel Safest Of All – Gary Numan? "You're just trying to sell me on this, aren't you?"  Are words I've never had a client in any of my businesses say to me. Don't get me wrong,

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Mind Set – World Order

Mind Shift – World Order Old mindsets die hard.  There is a time to shift from one belief to another but when is that time?  When is it a shift and when is it quitting? Earlier this week I spoke

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Looks Like We Made It.

Looks Like We Made It – Barry Manilow There was a time in my forties when I thought I was infallible, I could do no wrong.  It was a hot summer day when I discovered I had made a big mistake that

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Because You’re Mine, I’ll Walk The Line

Because You’re Mine, I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash It was nineteen seventy something and I am attending Maitland Junior High School. I’m not sure how it happened but my Dad had run into

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Please, Please Me Do

Please, Please Me Do – The Beatles “You are too nice a guy, Rex.” the manager at my office has told me on several occasions. I’ve heard this not only from her but from several people

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And Appetites a Human Vice I’m Guilty Of

And appetites a human vice I’m guilty of – Melanie It’s 1980 something and my new wife is once again indulging me by going to a concert at The Great Southern Music Hall. “Who are

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I Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In

I Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In – The First Edition It’s odd how it creeps up on you one day as if by magic, you notice that your double chin is starting to add

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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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