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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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Friday Favorites 12/7/2012

Looking back from the age of sixty-eight, I will tell you that I had the kind of childhood that would make a good coming-of-age movie.  That is to say, at the age of sixty-eight, I can look back and see … Continue reading

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Bonding

Muri and I often say that when we are in Arizona, our time is not ours.   It belongs to our daughter and our grandkids.  It’s not that we’re with them all the time, just that when we’re not with them, … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 11/30/2012

On our busiest day in Arizona last week, Muri and my daughter, Amy, went to my grandson Reed’s Thanksgiving party at school while I took my granddaughter, Savy, out for lunch to Paradise Bakery.  I had, by the way, the … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles -10/29/2012

These are my two favorite anecdotes about my no-longer-children, Aaron and Amy, from a thousand years ago when they were actually kids.   I posted them a long time ago on a legacy blog I’ve been gradually building called A Dad’s … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 10/26/2012

Tuesday night, I tried out Crackle, another free movie streaming channel on my Roku box.   Crackle is free with a twist … periodically, there is a very short commercial.  The film I was watched was The Natural, starring a not … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 10/22/2012

Friday night, I had plans to meet a friend at a 12-Step meeting.  Usually, I do my 12-Stepping during the week and leave my weekends for Muri but he is a good friend and really wanted me to hear a … 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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Thinking Unsuccessfully

My Monday was spent closing up our Little House in the Desert, meeting my daughter and our grandkids for lunch, then driving a mind-numbing seven and a half hours through the Middle of Freakin’ Nowhere (MFN) to our house in … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 9/14/2012

Wednesday night, Muri and I went to see the new film, The Words.   I hadn’t heard of it but Muri told me it was about a writer.  That’s usually enough to get me to see a movie but not enough … Continue reading

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