Monthly Archives: March 2010

De’ja Vu

I took my son Kyle on a trip in 2005. We visited several states including Oklahoma, and while stopped for an ice cream at Braum’s on North 32nd Street in Muskogee, I turned and was hit with a case of de’ja … Continue reading

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Mighty the Mouse

The ward was squared away and I was sitting around bored, waiting for something—anything really—to happen. My boredom gave way to a tiny, but quick movement in the corner of the tent. As I focused on the area of movement, I realized … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Sandpit

When I arrived at boot camp, I was five foot-seven and about 160 pounds. The majority of others were a good four to six inches taller, 20 to 30 pound heavier and younger. Needless to say I felt intimidated. And … Continue reading

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Weeked Dig

My son and I went for a weekend dig. It was a university-sponsored event and he found a Chinese coin dating to the late 19th century. The head of the operation said that he could keep the find since they … Continue reading

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Fired for the Truth

Daniel found himself in the middle of one political story after another. He interviewed statewide candidates as well as local candidates. Daniel was viewed as “somewhat of a political guru,” by the other reporters in the office. He wrote articles … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Ambush

It was a nice weekend to visit the City by the Bay. Kyle and I were looking forward to touring Ripley’s and the wax museum. He had never been to either and I really wanted him to see the places. … Continue reading

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Connecting a Memory

Its jus’ a fragment of memory, that’s all. So I have had to rely on what my parents told me after I brought it up to them one evening years ago. Both say I wasn’t even two-years old yet, so … Continue reading

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