Tag Archives: memories

At the Wall

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, or as it is more commonly known, The Wall, is something one must see to appreciate. Approaching it, or looking at it from a distance does not do the memorial justice, and finding the name you … Continue reading

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A Little Rugby Nostalgia

Some of my old rugby buddies and I had a bit of fun with a Facebook post about rugby last week.  It made me think of a piece I wrote several years ago about my rugby family. When I wrote it, a … Continue reading

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The Battle of Dripping Springs

The day dawned with a cool promise. Like many spring days in Texas the promise was that the cool morning would not last long.  Still, it was the kind of day when one might contemplate a long bike ride or … Continue reading

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Hill Country for the Holidays

What would you think if you read that Texas is home to one of the best vacation spots in the United States?  You might ask what the writer was drinking when he wrote that comment.  Be that as it may, … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat and Beer

When someone mentions family, what comes to mind?  That may seem to be a dumb question to some, but the truth is family can have several different meanings.  If you stop to think about it, it is amazing what one … Continue reading

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The Dance in the Doorway

Periodically talk radio and other news sources erupt with discussions of the lack of civility and morality in society today. The impetus for these discussions may be anything from a security guard being trampled to death by shoppers stampeding into … Continue reading

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North To Alaska: Remants and Remembrances

An Alaskan Cruise is something you will remember for a lifetime.  Unfortunately, the human mind is not perfect and memories fade over time.  The park rangers who provide commentary during a tour of Glacier Bay use the term remnants to … Continue reading

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