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If God should ask me why I think I deserve to enter Heaven I will confess to Him right there that I know that I do not. But in fact, that He should know I prefer a climate not too hot! ~Jack Downing~

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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The Once And Future King

     Inspiration struck me again this morning and this was the result. Now, whether YOU, the reader finds this inspirational or not is entirely a matter of opinion, preference or taste. But, I do hope that for whatever reason … Continue reading

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Mr. Weber Died

    This poem is based on a true event of this past week, for no apparent reason the title (exactly as shown) appeared in my mind while I was futilely attempting to get to sleep. I only wish that … Continue reading

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