Monthly Archives: October 2017

A New Trick For This Old Dog

This morning was the worst. I was tired. My knees ached and my feet were still sore from being squeezed into my cheap ass dress shoes all day yesterday. I was beat and I didn’t want to get up. But … Continue reading

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Not Yet

Sometimes I forget I’m a lucky man. Forty  Years ago, I was closing in on The last days of my life. I can’t say I Prayed for death coz I had long since  Stopped all form of prayer but, I … Continue reading

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Hey, Joe, tell Rover to Move Over

I am enjoying the change in temperature today.  Fifteen degrees cooler than Sunday.  I was able to set up my gear without one drop of sweat forming on my brow. My PA sounded crisp as I played a tribute to … Continue reading

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Mi Nombre Es..

Joey’s 13 and it takes him a while to wake up in the morning. He doesn’t want to talk when he climbs into the back seat of my car.  Well, it’s really my brother’s car. It’s black 2006 Mercury SUV. … Continue reading

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But You Deserve BetterĀ 

I’ve been writing songs and posting stories on Facebook. One of my friends on that site wrote, “I’m enjoying your blog.” I thought, “You like this, you ought to checkout my ‘real’ blog.” That’s when I realized I have not … Continue reading

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