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Busy. Useful.

A week ago, my morning email in-basket included a note from my friend, Ron.  Are you available for lunch today?  Innocuous for most people, not for Ron.  Ron is not a man of few words … he is legendary around … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Edges

Yesterday, as I was sitting in the car in our park in the pouring rain, I received a post from my friend, Truck.  It doesn’t look like a good day for the park.  Want to do coffee in my office?  … Continue reading

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I know a few people who are always talking about blessings.  It’s such a blessing that your baby was born healthy.  It’s such a blessing that you found a new job so quickly after you were laid off.  Having good … Continue reading

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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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Monday Smiles – 1/7/2013

One week into 2013, I have kept my New Year’s resolution to exercise 30 minutes a day.   Until I get myself into something that resembles decent shape, that exercise will consist of walking.  However, after years of running (before my … 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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Best Friends

. I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve.   Jesus, does anyone? – Gordie in Stand By Me . If you’ve been around Bud’s Blog for a while (even since last Friday), … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Present

I am a very lucky man.  I am married to my college sweetheart, who remains the love of my life even in our sometimes cranky sixties.   I come from a loving family and married into another.  I have two children … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 10/19/2012

Older Eyes has a new toy, a Roku HD Streaming Player.  Now, I know that the chances are most of you know what that is, but just in case, it’s a nifty little black box that connects my television to … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 10/15/2012

Last Wednesday, when I arrived home from volunteering at the local 12-Step office, my son was waiting for me.  I have some bad news, he said.  Jake passed away.   Jake was my son’s age, 38.   In the years from 1980 … Continue reading

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