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Memories of my Grandparent’s house

  I only remember visiting my Grandparent’s house four or five times when I was a kid.  It was located in a dying coal mining known as Bellaire next to the Ohio river, right next to West Virginia.  Pulling up to the house the first thing I always noticed was how the sidewalk in front […]

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Journal entry – Check-in at 38

My birthday is on the horizon; I thought it was time to do a quick check-in on what my thoughts are at 38 years old. I’ve written about this in previous posts but 38 years old is exactly 20 years from being 18 and thus my 20 year high school reunion occurred this past October. […]

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The Lonely Elderly

I’ve been thinking recently how lonely it must be for the elderly.  I’m not speaking about how often family comes to visit or how much time they spend in a rest home.  I’m speaking about their generation passing away and the life experience they shared passing away with them. I remember my Grandfather watching the […]

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The Decision to Have a Child

Today in the news I caught a headline about a certain celebrity couple that is ready to “start pumping out kids.”   This got me thinking about how much thought people in general really give to have children and their reasons for doing so.   Now, when we discuss this with others and think about […]

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Catholic Grade School – 8th Grade Dances

You may wonder why it has entered my head to write a post on 8th grade dances. Well, I can tell you that the main reason is that I discovered the “Monster Ballad” station on Pandora. Further, my buddy and I had opened up a bottle of JW Green Label and I tell you, combined with the music the memories just came flooding back.