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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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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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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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My Origin Story; Why I Do What I Do

Born a proud native of Orlando, Florida and raised in the 60s and 70s at a time when the Disney was a place out in California and the only entertainment we had was Cypress Gardens, with its ski show and

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Love On A Refrigerator

Love on a Refrigerator (seeing the love while I’m taking it down) In my business you hear a lot of stories.  Some of them funny, some of them infuriating and some of them full of love.  There are times

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