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Rule #54: Boys will be Boys

Rule #54: Boys will be Boys As the father of 2 wonderful girls and the grandfather of the awesome Hailey  I am a strong supporter of the #metoo movement, and societal protections that give those who need it most a … Continue reading

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Rule #151: Respect Alcohol

Rule #151: Respect Alcohol When I returned from a great trip to New Orleans last year I was amazed that everyone in that city isn’t a raging alcoholic and morbidly obese. As I sat at the Bourbon Street Oyster House … Continue reading

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Rule # 2019: A Pirate looks at 59

Rule # 2019: A Pirate looks at 59 In the final days of the year I find myself not doing as much assessment of the last year as prep work for the year to come. This will be my final … Continue reading

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Rule # 250: You need a “go to drink”

Rule #250: You need a “go to drink” I’ve never been much of a drinker, I can count on one hand the number of times in my life that I’ve over indulged. It never made sense to me why people … Continue reading

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Rule #382: The Sisyphus Rule

Rule #382: The Sisyphus Rule Life is hard. Life is unfair. Life is wonderful. When Zeus enchanted the rock that King Sisyphus was pushing he knew that the King would be doomed to an eternity of frustration. He set an … Continue reading

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Rule #177: The Santa Rule

Rule #177: The Santa Rule I’m a fan of Santa. Not that I want the focus on Christmas to be gifts, I just love the concept of Santa. The dude is a really cool guy. A toy shop, a race … Continue reading

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Good Dog

GOOD DOG Nittany 2006 -2017   Life is Hard, I say that a lot in this blog. But one of the gifts God gives us to make life a little less hard is the companionship of animals. In our family … Continue reading

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Rule # 97: NEVER live in Florida!

Rule # 97: NEVER live in Florida! I hate Florida. The bugs, the heat and tourist. To me the entire state is scrub pines, sweat and hurricanes. In fact I have said recently that I hoped that the new Trump … Continue reading

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Rule #102: $300 charge for Vomiting in the Cab

Rule #102: $300 charge for Vomiting in the Cab I was in Fort Myers Florida yesterday and had the pleasure of being transported from the hotel to the airport in a taxi with 2  8 x 10 signs posted to both … Continue reading

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Rule # 92: Live deliberately- snowshoe rule

  Rule #92: Live deliberately-snowshoe rule “The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation, and go to the grave witb the song still inside them” Thereau, Walden I think about that book and the that wonderful quote often. You will … Continue reading

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