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About A Boy…A Tape Measure…And A Footlong Weenie

Never underestimate the importance of knowing your weights and measures. For Christmas one year, my mother gifted my boys with Home Depot tool boxes, complete with the full range of functional, but small-sized tools.  They each had a hammer, saw, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, level and tape measure.  Most children, when in possession of such items […]

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Savour Texas: The DAD’s Chili Mix Throwdown

With the first signs of fall coming a little early this year in Texas, it seems chili was on everyone’s mind this past week, as the grocery store in my town was sold out of stew meat and chili ground. All of this turns out to be really great timing due to some fun things […]

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Number Nine, Jus’ The Sammich

One day, when he was about 14, my oldest son wanted to stop off at a local fast food joint for some grody junk food.  Actually, as is customary for a boy his age, he wanted this most days. On this particular day, I acquiesced. So we were standing in line behind two other local […]

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About A Boy…A Tape Measure…And A Footlong Weenie

Never underestimate the importance of knowing your weights and measures. For Christmas one year, my mother gifted my boys with Home Depot tool boxes, complete with the full range of functional, but small-sized tools.  They each had a hammer, saw, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, level and tape measure.  Most children, when in possession of such items […]

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God Save The Queen–And Spotted Dick!

I love the English….Don’t you?  I mean, after all, they have been one of our strongest allies in matters of world affairs, and aside from that whole Revolutionary War thing, have been our closest friends.  Maggie Thatcher was the BOMB.  I so miss her.  And the Queen….Don’t let her fool you.  She looks like a […]

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