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Joe

Dear Joe, Today we will all come together and celebrate your life, remember your friendship, honor your memory. I hope we are able do that in the way you expected us to. You know, right after we all found out … Continue reading

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“Hey Butch…Get Me a Beer”

“Pop” had his bedroom on the first floor, down the hallway from the kitchen.  He would smoke his cigars by shoving them down in the bowl of his pipe.  When he wanted a beer he would holler: “Hey Butch, get … Continue reading

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Resolutions…What a Waste

Animals living in their own waste…they’re living next to animals that are sick or even dead…stuck in cages with these animals where bacteria tends to spread…  Three thousand people die every year in the United States from Salmonella…twenty thousand people … Continue reading

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Ethan, Christian, and Irma

Just five days ago I was joining many others and praying for the survivors and the first responders in Texas and Louisiana after Hurricane Harvey made landfall and continued to rain and flood for days.   For me, mostly faceless and … Continue reading

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Rescue Me

It was a beautiful weekend.  One of the nicer weekends we have had in a long time. I…had to clean out the garage. I think I had to clean out the garage this weekend to make up for all the … Continue reading

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The Kid, The Donald, and Two Guys Named Benny from Jersey

Last week I read on the internet that Kid Rock had died.  He was killed in a fire that officials thought was caused by a meth lab.  Kid Rock killed in a fire making methamphetamine. “Kim,” I yelled, Kid Rock … Continue reading

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Life is Good

It’s Sunday. The morning started off “classic Christiansen.” I was in the bathroom.  My hand knocked the toilet paper roll off its perch on the antique iron carriage step mounted on the wall. Panic began to set in as I … Continue reading

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The Great South Florida French Bread Incident

By definition, a French Bread is a yeast-raised bread distinguished by its thick, well-browned crust, made in long, slender, tapered loaves. I am a huge French bread fan. HUGE! But let’s get to the story. It was early April.  I … Continue reading

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