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Chesapeake-a-boo

The kids and I decided to do something big for my wife’s milestone birthday this year. We began our plotting at Christmas when we elected to pool our resources and buy her an expensive mixer. That was the easy part. … Continue reading

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Stream Weaver

Three of the items purchased with an Amazon.com gift certificate that I got for Christmas were Instant Videos. Two were movies that were on my wish list for a long time: “Shaun of the Dead” and “Stormy Weather.” The third … Continue reading

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Tails, We Win

Lobsters come from Maine, right? I’ve enjoyed the tasty cold-water crustaceans since I was a toddler. Over the weekend a friend wanted to show my family how they do lobsters where he grew up in Miami. The Caribbean lobster tails … Continue reading

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States of Mind – Part 9

For the past ten years I have been making an effort to visit all 50 states. As my personal quest nears its completion, I decided to write down recollections of the 46 I’ve seen so far, listed roughly in chronological … Continue reading

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States of Mind – Part 8

For the past ten years I have been making an effort to visit all 50 states. As my personal quest nears its completion, I decided to write down recollections of the 46 I’ve seen so far, listed roughly in chronological … Continue reading

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Oak, Ridge Vent

One would hope that a milestone birthday is memorable. I am unlikely to forget my big 5-0. On Tuesday night, I was emceeing the weekly Einstein Simplified show at Side Splitters Comedy Club. The lights began to flicker and the … Continue reading

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Good Deed Dewar’s

One silent-auction item at the All Saints Adult Social brought back some unexpected memories. If you had asked me a week ago to describe my father’s evening cocktail, I think the best I would have come up with is “scotch … Continue reading

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Roll Call

Most of the meals on my trip to DC consisted of chicken and salad. A couple of special meals were seafood treats. One night, the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association members gathered for dinner at Legal Seafoods in Chinatown. … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

It was my wife’s suggestion to treat tomorrow like it’s Ash Wednesday. In other words, we should eat like we have dietary restrictions because of today’s birthday feast. As is our tradition, we had lobster for dinner and birthday cake … Continue reading

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