Category Archives: family

Ancestry: Myth, Rumor, Darkness

You do not know what you’ve missed if you’ve never jumped into the ancestry discovery pool. Take my genealogy experience as a cautionary tale unless, of course, you enjoy confusion and voids. To keep this as clear and concise as … Continue reading

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Rogue Storm

Nope! If you’re a Marvel fan, this story is not about a couple of Marvel characters. It is the true story of some folks in Texas who had an amusing experience with what you might call a rogue thunderstorm. At … Continue reading

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The Saga Of Rosy and June: The Story Continues.

Unexpected Friendship closed a bit dramatically. If you’ve not yet read that first section of the saga, I encourage you to do so before continuing. If you read Friendship, you probably have a feeling for what is to come, but … Continue reading

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Ah Memories, Real or Imagined

Have you ever felt jealous of someone regaling you and others with fond memories of their childhood? If so, you are probably not alone. Memories can be slippery little beasts. If they are not reinforced over time, they can slip … Continue reading

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A Christmas Saga: Dealing with the Dark Side

If you read Finding the Value, Unforgotten Gift, and Cops, Kids, and Bicycles, you may have too much time on your hands. Hopefully, that is not the case, and you are hanging in to see if I have something intelligent … Continue reading

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A Christmas Saga: Cops, Kids, and Bicycles?

I ended The Unforgotten Gift by referring to my eventual involvement in law enforcement. Between the bicycle Christmas and my first Christmas as a cop, a lot happened. Yep, nothing was boring about being a part of the Jackson family. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Saga: Finding the Value

As I wrote some time ago in Ghosts of Christmas Past, police officers and other first responders know holidays, even Christmas, can be anything but blissful at times. That is why I am writing this little saga this week and … Continue reading

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The Week Before Christmas: 2022

With apologies to the memory of Clement Clarke Moore Cantata? North Star image from Pixabay © oneoldcop.com 2022 @jacksonseric

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Christmas: 1400 Hours

Okay! The holiday season has kicked off in the good old U. S. of A. Thanksgiving Day is in the rearview mirror, and Christmas is on the horizon. Not to be outdone, New Year’s Day will be firing up after … Continue reading

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A Reason to Give Thanks

Anyone following this blog regularly may be surprised by this post. Last week Wish Carefully introduced a series titled The Saga of Rosy and June. I planned to launch it today. However, the saga is a bit dark in some … Continue reading

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