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Boxing Match

One of the guest blog posts that my friend Nancy wrote during my vacation last year was about her passion for creating miniature works of art known as room boxes. At the time I had no idea that she would … Continue reading

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Slippery Richard

On the evening of my son’s graduation, we went to dinner at the home of my wife’s Aunt Margie. At the end of the evening, she presented my son with a gift for his new apartment. Aunt Margie’s (and my … Continue reading

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Singnatures

Is it time for a girl to win American Idol? Look at the names of the four past female winners: Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia Barrino, Carrie Underwood and Jordin Sparks. Now look at the list of the six male winners: Ruben … Continue reading

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Christmas Rush

Now that I’ve completed my quest to visit all fifty states, I suppose I won’t be buying many more souvenir Christmas ornaments. There isn’t room on our tree for all the ones I’ve collected so far. One of the last … Continue reading

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Thermoplastic Polymer

One of my daughter’s friends thought it would be cool if I was represented as a Disney Vinylmation figurine. My daughter imagined it having a beard, wearing headphones and a plaid shirt. Before my vacation, I had never heard of … Continue reading

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JuXmasly

Each time we travel, my wife and I look for a souvenir Christmas ornament. At the rate we’re going, we will eventually need a bigger tree to display them all. On this year’s trip, we found ornaments at gift shops … Continue reading

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Quiet Buy It

For two days each year, Star 102.1 turns its airwaves over to raising money for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Radio listeners will be asked to phone in a pledge of any amount. This year the hospital is pushing a 3 … Continue reading

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