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Our first home

The other night I noticed that the first house Joy and I bought together is for sale again. Seeing that brings back so many good memories of the one house we’ve lived in together that really felt like home to…

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Yes, A College Degree is Still Worth It

Yes, a college degree is still worth it

In my last career I flew airplanes for a number of companies culminating in making captain for a small airline on Maui where I made a whopping $28,000 One of the attractions to the company, at least for some, was…

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Thoughts On My Blogging Schedule

Thoughts on my blogging schedule

I’ve been blogging for a long time. This site goes back to 2008 but I’ve had earlier sites that were simply lost to time as I switched blogging software over the years, eventually landing on WordPress. Throughout that time the…

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Comments are Back

Comments are back

When I moved this site to Hugo back in 2019 I was forced to turn off the comments. At the time I justified it with a bit of gymnastics but, in truth, I missed them. I’ve since lost all the…

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My New Normal

Joy and I on the beach at Siesta Key in June 2021

If you had told me at the beginning of 2020 that all travel would be ending, that we would stop eating out, stop drinking and generally be tied to our house for over a year and a half I would…

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Hindsight is Always 2020

Hindsight is Always 2020

Here I am, 31 December 2020, and all I feel is that something must be wrong with my calendar. I mean, it’s still just March, right? It sure feels like it is. I can’t deny that 2020 has been a…

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