Monthly Archives: May 2016

On Cameron, Uncle Jim, and Me

When my almost six year old grandson Cameron arrived at the memorial service to celebrate Jimmy, he asked if Uncle Jim was there. A little while later when the long lines of visitors extended down the driveway, he asked Savannah … Continue reading

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My Eulogy for Jimmy

Later today we will celebrate the life of Jimmy McLaughlin. But I would like to share with you now my favorite Jimmy story. Most evenings when the weather is nice, you will find Kim and me out on our deck … Continue reading

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Words

    For Kathy It is estimated that there are 1,025,109.8 words in our English language, Way too many for me to learn how to manage. But woven together they can build great nations, And the men and women who … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Angels

Lying in her bed, early in the morning The cell phone rings with a message that reads “Thinking of you, have nice day” She puts her head back down on the pillow and starts to cry Here we go again … Continue reading

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The Gardener

They are out there… I know they are… The Enemy. I’ve seen them.  I hear some of them chattering and chirping and making their plans in the early morning as the sun rises. Sometimes I see them in the trees … Continue reading

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