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Celebrity

This week, my favorite morning sports talk show guy, Colin Cowherd, was commenting on the interview of Lance Armstrong by Oprah Winfrey that will air later today.  The media publicity machine has been working overtime to leak just enough information … Continue reading

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Winter Leaves

Although I can’t specifically remembering her telling me so, I’m sure Autumn was my Mom’s favorite  season.   I also know that Autumn Leaves was one of her favorite songs.  She liked the Roger Williams version known more for its cascading … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 1/14/2013

My journey toward complete retirement has been gradual but inexorable.  Business declined over four or five years, along with our incentive to beat the bushes for new clients.  Work as an expert is sporadic at best.  We’ll see what this … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 12/31/2012

When Christmas was over and we were beginning to contemplate our departure for California on Erev New Year’s Eve, Muri and I thought it would be fun to find something for my daughter, son-in-law and grandkids to do together.   As … Continue reading

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Close Enough to Norman

Christmas morning came early yesterday, announced by the footfalls of our grandkids running up and down the hall as they tried to rouse their parents.  Apparently parent-rousing is harder than grand-parent rousing … Muri and I found ourselves sitting in … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2012

When this posts, I will be rolling out of bed, bleary-eyed but happy to celebrate Christmas with my grandkids.   It has been another good year here on Older Eyes – Bud’s Blog, not quite posting every day but close.   I … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – Christmas Eve 2012

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A.D.I.G.W.

This is the kind of subject I’d usually post on Sunday (for Spirituality) but it seemed like the perfect topic for the day after the world didn’t end which, if you are reading this, is the case.  What’s ADIGW?  When … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Melancholy Christmas

It is likely a reflection of my personality that, as much as I love the holidays, I’ve always found them bittersweet.   And as I get older, it is truer than ever.  My precious Christmas memories are further behind me and … Continue reading

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Wanting to Believe

During what would turn out to be my mother’s last stay in the hospital, she told me that one of the things she regretted was that she didn’t do more to get me and my siblings to remain Catholic.   By … Continue reading

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