Monthly Archives: June 2011

Seventy-five percent of our planet is water – can you swim?

I don’t remember learning how to swim.  I was one of those little kids who just jumps into the swimming pool to see what happens so our dad taught me out of self preservation.  (I think our mother would have killed us both if … Continue reading

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Hoping for Power Rangers

The Christmas that Jack turned 6, Georgie was in Florida and couldn’t come home.  She carefully packaged our gifts and mailed them to us early enough for the big morning.  Jack was ecstatic, thinking about what Georgie had gotten for him.   … Continue reading

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Hoping for Power Rangers

Hoping for Power Rangers.

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If every day were a Monday…

Not just any Monday but the start of this Monday was a beast. As I get older, I’m a big fan of waking up.  That’s it.  Just waking up.  It tells me that I won’t have to be a ghostly presence over someone’s … Continue reading

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Walk in the Gulf like you never saw Jaws

I often think how lucky I am to have nieces.  My baby niece Claire and her new husband Mike came down to the coast and joined us on the island for a little fishing time.  It’s time that Bob needs; that’s … Continue reading

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Wa-hoo!

  Bob’s a great sportsman.  His hunting has kept both his freezer and mine full of hog, deer, and alligator.  So, it’s no surprise that his kids are good at hunting and fishing.   His daughter Chelsea shot a deer out … Continue reading

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George David Coleman 5/30/1907 to 5/12/1986

If  you are raised by a football coach, your fatherly advice sounds like the motivational posters in the locker room at school.  “Quitters never win.  Winners never quit.”  “If you think you’re beaten, you are.” “There’s nothing you can’t do … Continue reading

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