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Exit 20

Me and 2/3 of the sports parents in Louisiana spent our weekend in Lake Charles. I was crammed into the over-chlorinated Sulphur Parks & Recreation Facility with approximately 60 billion other people. Not sure who was left in this hemisphere … Continue reading

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The Education of L’il Ole Me

Although I frequently bemoan that my kids didn’t come with an instruction manual, I got to be real. It ain’t like I’d follow the instructions anyway. I’m pretty sure I’d know better than the book. (Heads around the globe are nodding … Continue reading

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Bon Anniversaire à Moi

I like to say I’m celebrating the x anniversary of my 37th birthday. It’s a tough sell when your younger siblings get older than you. What can I say? I’m practicing for a career in politics– publicly broadcasting bald ass lies … Continue reading

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Pass a Good Time

I’m sad for everybody who doesn’t have the opportunity to grow up in Louisiana. In it’s small towns with life-long friends and family. Where nobody’s phone number has changed in 40 years or more. As a kid, I felt constrained … Continue reading

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“Gopher, Everett?”

Today I attended a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese.  My favorite game there is Whack-a-Mole because I have found that beating little gopher heads with a hammer releases the negativity and anxiety that are common by-products of my association with … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the end of month 1

As the end of the first month of my “retirement” draws to a close, I am returning to the blog.  I don’t read many blogs, and the ones I have read are usually witty or informative, or best of all, … Continue reading

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