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I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing

I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing – The New Seekers “KISS, keep it simple stupid.” says my business systems teacher in high school. It’s near the end of the nineteen

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Don’t Go Breakn’ My Heart

Don’t Go Breakn’ My Heart – Elton John & Kiki Dee ( perhaps one of the worst songs to come out of the seventies) “But what will the other kids say?” I ask my Dad after

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Time After Time

Time After Time – Cover by Eva Cassidy (great interpretation) “There are starving kids in China that would be thrilled to have the dinner that you refuse to eat!” my Mom states in

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How Deep Is Your Love?

How Deep Is Your Love – The Bee Gees https://youtu.be/XpqqjU7u5Yc “Every superhero has an origin story” Fletcher tells the group of rag tag real estate agents that

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Do You Believe In Magic

It’s nineteen sixty-something and the kids in our neighborhood are having a deep philosophical debate. “He does too!” “He does not!” “You’re a dummy head!”

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I Know To Use Models

Vogue – Madonna “Can you grab the go-by?” Dad asks me as we are troubleshooting a piece of medical equipment. It’s nineteen ninety-something and I am taking readings on the

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Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues – Danny O’Keefe

Kathie and I were doing out Sunday morning grocery shopping. It is one of our rituals that we both enjoy. A quiet time to talk and plan out our week. Even the order in which we walk up and down

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I’ve Been This Way Before – Neil Diamond

I’ve Been This Way Before – Neil Diamond Today is the first day in a long time I have challenged myself physically. And it felt good. Up until four years ago, I had a routine that kept

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The Games People Play – Joe South

It’s early two-thousand and something as I limp into the office where my parents and I have our family business. My Mom looks up from her computer screen having watched me struggle to get to

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Long live the pioneers, rebels and mutineers – X Ambassador

“Hey, Rex!”, shouts Scott over the din of the lunchroom crowd at Winter Park High. It’s 1977ish and Scott had gotten wind that I play guitar. Scott was a true blue rock and roll guitar

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You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch – Thurl Ravenstock

“You’re not going to watch that again are you?” my Dad yells from the kitchen. “How many times have you seen that thing?”  as he continues to rummage through the refrigerator

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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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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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