18
Apr
2017
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Advice sought for Mother’s Day story

The Daily Journal is seeking help for a Mother’s Day story about the best and worst advice mamas have given: • Always wear clean underwear. •Remember to send thank-you notes. •Beer before liquor, never sicker. Share whatever she said that turned out to be wonderfully true or horribly ridiculous – better yet, some weird combination...
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8
Apr
2015
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A lesson from the beach

Nobody has business getting upset at the beach, but there I was in a funk at Gulf Shores, Alabama. It was probably of my own making, but I had help. I like to fly stunt kites and that takes some room. I usually set up in a clear area that people can easily avoid, but...
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2
Mar
2015
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Advice from an unlikely source

I’m always looking for quotes, little sentences or paragraphs that point the way toward some truth about the world. Today, I came across this from Bill Murray:     “Someone told me some secrets early on about living. You have to remind yourself that you can do the very best you can when you’re very, very...
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24
Feb
2015
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Fun-in-the-Sun Jay Bell

The blog’s been a little on the quiet side because I went south of the Alabama border to visit Jay Bell, my good friend from Bradenton-Fun-in-the-Sun-Baby-Florida. A great time was had by yours truly, and Jay didn’t seem to mind me much. I’d love to tell you all about it, but that’s tricky. I have...
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