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HARRY LEE

My friend, Sheriff Harry Lee, died October 1, 2007, at the age of seventy-five. Harry and I didn’t always agree on professional issues. As an example, for years I begged him to not allow his bailiffs to wear guns in my … Continue reading

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DOPE FROM NEW JERSEY

The stunning mahogany-skinned twenty-three year old girl with flowing black hair and aqua green eyes flew into New Orleans Moisant Airport with her boyfriend Jake. At five six and one hundred thirty pounds of body parts all in the right … Continue reading

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WHAT WE CALL SOCCER, BUT THE WORLD CALLS FOOTBALL

I have spent the last two weeks gazing at my TV trying to understand and appreciate the game we call soccer and the world calls football. Why not? Brazil has almost broken itself spending a gazillion, billion dollars building eight … Continue reading

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Stanley

There I was in the back of this old pickup truck in the Wal Mart parking lot in Defuniak Springs, Florida with six other muling, grumbling mutts, some old tires and an assortment of greasy tools. This young couple picked … Continue reading

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THINGS GRANDKIDS NEED TO LEARN

Hanging out with grandkids this summer made me even more aware of things they need to learn to enhance their life experiences. They are ill-served if allowed to just come into the house, crack a fresh cold drink–the beverages my … Continue reading

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Mind Games

While recently sailing a boat, playing tennis and many rounds of golf with grandkids, I injured a butt muscle. My injury has compelled me to spend many hours on my comfortable couch reading and watching hours of mindless television. I … Continue reading

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OLD PICKUP TRUCKS AND OLD DOGS

I love old pickup trucks and old dogs. They are reliable. You can count on them. I have had the great pleasure in my life to receive love and devotion from old dogs and been able to rely on many … Continue reading

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Boats

Man has probably loved boats ever since he floated down some prehistoric river on a dead log. Ever since I first stepped aboard one, I have loved boats. I have owned both power boats and sail boats. Not big expensive … Continue reading

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Tennis in Paradise

By my sixty-eighth birthday I still did not even know how to score the game. What did love, deuce and ad mean? Why were there ad courts and deuce courts? What was all this stuff about ad in ad out? … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity

Nowadays I hear a lot about childhood obesity. I am sure it a serious problem. From what I can learn, the causes seem to be too much fattening food and too little exercise. This epidemic causes me to contemplate my … Continue reading

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