For Today and Every Day Ahead of Us…

A Prayer Tolkien said “A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities” It is true that today, the dream I strayed into long ago has become real. My heart has found its home with you and I commit my life to be your husband. I pray today, my heart, life and my being, […]

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Birthright

I have noticed that I keep circling this topic and I am not ashamed of printing it over and over. Clearly I have an issue here. Maybe you don’t, but I suspect we are all part of the the mechanism that makes this work. Just as a self quiz… how many of you wake up […]

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Realsville

Elizabeth and I were talking today as we drove to Henderson NC for a small flight between the airport I fly out of and Rockingham County (Shiloh) NC. The direct flight was only about 60 nautical miles down and back but I wanted to practice using navigation aides the old school way and not GPS. […]

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An Homage

Sunday I had a chance to look around and view the work of time. It’s not a big thing when you think about it, it happens every day, every hour, every minute and every tick of the second. We usually don’t pay much attention to the passage of it until it affects us. Work, kids, […]

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Passage of Time

I have been told it was a cold blustery day in late autumn of 1939. The wood stove had been stacked to it’s fullest to keep the house warm for mom. I was the 8th son born to Harriet and Albert. It was just a few days before dad would go off to war and […]

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I can’t believe we lived through it!

Being born in the south has a ton of advantages. We actually ‘know’ what biscuits and sweet tea are like, and we can easily figure out where someone is from based on accent and driving abilities. Though NASCAR has a large audience, anyone who is anyone down here knows it was ‘born’ in the south […]

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The Winds Of Change

This morning was one of those ‘one of a kind’ mornings that only a North Carolina, frosty day starts with, and then ends with the signal that Old Man Winter’s chill has finally lost its power and warmer days are ahead. This winter’s end has been ragged like the somewhat misnamed ‘FlatIron’ mountains in Colorado […]

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30 Days and Counting

I am not sure why but I have thinking, “What if I had 30 days left? What would do?” What if you knew, this time next month, you would be done with this mortal coil. I know we all get jacked up around the whole process of death, but what would you do with the […]

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The Gift of Flight.

To me this is extraordinary to say but I flew today. For some this might not mean anything. To others it might seem like a distant fantasy never to be reached, and for others still, it’s a simply a matter of ‘another’ thing in life. But for me, it’s part of destiny. I could pontificate […]

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Thankful for Memory and Magic.

I took a little time with Elizabeth to go back over this last year and ‘thank God’ for all He did and got us through and all He blessed us with. In doing this one of the things that occurred was my eyes fell on a favorite photo of mine that is of Elizabeth riding […]

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