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When I think of what I want for Christmas I wish for this the most I'd like my friends and family to raise a glass in toast. To our health and hearths and to love and joy to each and all both girl and boy! Merry Christmas ~Jack Downing~

A NEW YEAR UPON US

It would seem to me that each and every year we decide that this is “the time” to alter and atone for some of our bad behaviors of the past year (and/or life) and give up some of those bad … Continue reading

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The Words Of The Fool

    As well as scamps and scoundrels the most devious and despicable are often seated near the head of the table where they may ensure the most damage! Jake  The Words Of The Fool To sit upon the golden … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two Vets

     I must apologize this was supposed to publish this morning, but apparently it did not..      Some of you may remember this from two years ago, but this horrible and unbelievable situation still remains effect. And so, … Continue reading

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God Bless The Servants Of Freedom

    With Veteran’s Day approaching I would like to offer a prayer or a wish if you will for our current servants of freedom and for those who have sacrificed for our great and honorable nation.     Please respect … Continue reading

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The Journey Beckons

     I have not ceased to be nor write, nor to be somewhat contrite, for my leisure in posting on this here blog and for that I blame not spell nor grog.     The cause of course is … Continue reading

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What Scares Me On Halloween

WHAT SCARES ME ON HALLOWEEN I’m not afraid of ghosts I’m not afraid of goblins I’m not afraid of monsters who come to my door hobblin’. No I’m not scared of fairy queens nor pirates with their swords! No, what … Continue reading

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When Death Came From The Sky

WHEN DEATH CAME FROM THE SKY The morning sparkled like a gem the air was warm and dry it was a nearly perfect day when death, came from the sky. On the eleventh of September in the year two thousand-one, … Continue reading

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