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Dear Lord, Thank you for my wife. Thank you for my children. Thank you for a home filled with love, laughter and the miracles you perform in our lives on a daily basis. Thank you for providing us with your … Continue reading

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Burnt Bagels

“Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky like shooting stars? I could really use a wish right now, wish right now, wish right now Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky like shooting stars? I could … Continue reading

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Michael pulled his car over to the side of the road as a light rain cascaded over his windshield. The spine tingling squeak of the windshield wipers echoed throughout the car as music faintly droned through the speakers in the … Continue reading

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It was a beautiful day. The birds were singing and there was a crisp breeze that wafted throughout the neighborhood as the aroma of flowers rushed in through the open windows. I had been tracking a hurricane that was making … Continue reading

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Waxing Nostalgic

“Mom, I’m going outside to play,” I would often say when I was a child. And as soon as I stepped outside our front door, the world was my playground. I could ride my bike to the center of town … Continue reading

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Back in June, I had one of the best dreams ever. I dreamt that I owned a helicopter. I was no longer a victim of traffic because I could fly above it. I didn’t have to look for the shortest … Continue reading

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The Letter, Twelve Years Later

It was an amazing Thursday night. The grass had been freshly cut and the aroma wafted throughout the infield. A cool breeze was blowing in from left field and as the game went into the latter innings, we were locked … Continue reading

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This past Sunday, Stephanie snuck the kids out of the house early so I could sleep late. Unfortunately, the cat got locked in our room and a blissful late morning sleep was interrupted by the antics of a cat that … Continue reading

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That Guy

I am that guy! What kind of guy? I think the adage that sums it up best is the following statement: “known by many, close friends of a few.” I talk to everyone. I believe neighbors should be part of … Continue reading

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Back in April, I opened my mailbox to find a large padded envelope. I went inside my house, opened the package and found an advanced copy of PJ Pacifico’s album Outlet. I popped the Compact Disc into my car stereo … Continue reading

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