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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 – 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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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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What Are Your Intentions?

There she goes. My baby girl that had my heart wrapped around her finger from her first breath of life. She’s getting ready for her first date. As a father, you always wonder what are the intentions

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I Must Be Going Out Of My Mind

There she sat at her computer. Della knew she had done this a thousand times. That cursor. Blinking, blinking. Curse that cursor! The cogs are turning but she just can’t seem to figure out the next step. Mom

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Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain!

The Wizard of Oz was always a childhood favorite.  Most of my friends liked the Scarecrow but, I felt an affinity for the Wizard of Oz himself. The scene that I found most revealing is when Dorothy and

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I Are A College Grad-U-Ate

What will you tell your new high school senior as they venture out into the real world?  Go to college, find a trade, take time off and discover your purpose? More and more people are looking at college

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