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I knew a child from the Dallas area because her Dad was a client.  I watched her grow up.  She grew up large, a young lady almost 6 feet tall.  Her dream was to be a sheriff's deputy.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014 at 06:14 PM PDT

An update on my rescued hound dog

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The vet had asked me to come take a look, see if I wanted the dumped dog, and I took her home.

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Whoever you are, I must thank you from the bottom of my heart for leaving your overweight young Blue Tick Coon Hound running down the highway after you threw her out.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 08:10 PM PDT

Having ACA insurance

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I had not been ill other than the occasional seasonal flu in 30 years.  Then, I had something awful happen  I went to bed one night, just fine, then awakened to a body I didn't recognize, and that did not function!
The precise night I lost function was hours after my mom's funeral.  The stress of it looms large.

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Thu May 01, 2014 at 05:38 PM PDT

The 62nd Birthday

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I haz it.  Today.  I rebelled just a bit.

Poll

How did you react to your "old age pension" birthday?

31%11 votes
20%7 votes
0%0 votes
45%16 votes
2%1 votes

| 35 votes | Vote | Results

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I will be 62 years old in a week.  I miss Steve McQueen.

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Wed Feb 19, 2014 at 06:15 PM PST

What the ACA has done for me

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I just hung up on a friend who was spouting off about how anybody could always buy health insurance, and how he should not have to pay taxes for those slackers to buy what he was always buying due to his hard work for Mobile Oil, and that now that he is on Medicare, he has to actually pay for it, and blah blah...
I may have just lost a damn friend over Fox News crap.
Again.
Continuing below the orange thing that resembles a really pretty artist's doodle...

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Sat Jan 04, 2014 at 08:21 PM PST

Thirteen Days

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My Dad was a soldier in the D-Day landing, more particularly, Utah Beach.

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Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 06:05 PM PDT

My Dad got Mr. Dobb into the Masons

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I know exactly squat about the Masons, but boy, do I remember this Masonic Lodge incident well, as the fall out lasted for over 40 years.
As I said, I know little about the Masons, but I sure remember "black balling" of Mr. Dobb.
And I also know about "black balling" aspiring attorneys!
Please follow below for the short story, and feel free to educate us all about Masons!

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Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 09:16 PM PDT

My Dad stole Boney the cow

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My WWII vet dad passed away November 4th, 2012.  At that time, I was not only having difficulties navigating his loss, but also this site.  I wanted to post something about it, as he was the next-to-last horse cav soldier in my Texas County to pass on, but in truth, I can still barely discuss him, much less his death.
This is about his cow theft.  
Please read below.  It is not easy to steal a cow.  

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I never thought so.  Until today.  Until I attended the viewing of my Mom's body, and I kept hearing over, and over, "she looks so beautiful".

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Thu May 17, 2012 at 08:37 PM PDT

What it feels like to be hungry

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I have written about my Dad, his horrific war wounds sustained in D-Day, but I wish to pass this along.  

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