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Come Join the Party?

The setting is aboard the most luxurious oceanliner every built. The most stunning technological design, with no luxurious appointment missed; The height of luxury aboard the cutting edge of technology.  This was the coolest thing on the planet. Those privileged

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God’s Plan for Your Life: The Second Apple

As we recuperate from a week of Turkey and Stuffing (or was it being stuffed like a turkey?) I spent some time on our long, multi-state drive home thinking about being thankful. I came across this video that really hit

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Teaching my Dog to use His iPhone!

OK, it’s getting a big frustrating.  About a month ago, I bought our family dog, Boomer the Pug, an iPhone.  I’m trying to get him to use it and he’s just not getting it.  I’ve tried everything, treats, positive reinforcement,

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The Worst Birthday Party Ever

After looking forward all week to the festivities, I walked into Chuck E. Cheese’s and looked for the guest of honor.  He sat, tucked away in a corner, nearly hidden from view by the beautiful decorations, signs, and balloons which

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“My Mommy Said!”

Having 3 kids of my own, and working and coaching kids for more than 20 years, there’s one scene that seems to play itself out with great frequency: “My Mommy Said!” It usually involves a kid trying to get their

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“It’s Not Supposed to Be Like This!”

Walking in downtown Austin this morning I saw an elderly homeless woman storm from a bus and slam her bag of belongings onto the bus stop bench.  She was hysterical, angry, and violent.  There had been some sort of disturbance

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Greatness: My Birthday Post

Today is my birthday. I turn “21 for the second time”, or 42.  I’m nostalgic by nature, but my birthday is always a day I take to reflect; to look around and see who has stood the test of time,

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