Monthly Archives: September 2015

I’m ‘Cousin Elmo’

Chances are radio broadcasting’s done with me — so I feel free now to share my little secret: I’m ‘Cousin Elmo.’ As a young disc jockey in the latter part of the 70’s, I thought it disingenuous to learn that … Continue reading

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The New Human Rights’ Sheriff at the U.N.

While in my 20’s I had the misfortune of being involved in a U.N. Peacekeeping mission that cost several hundred lives of Marines and soldiers. Since then I’ve learned not to trust the organizations. In fact, many U.S. Marines I … Continue reading

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A Sense of Change

I might be spending what could be my final day of this year sitting in our backyard under the shade of our Aspen tree. The nights are growing colder and the days shorter, announcing winter is on its way. Nostalgia … Continue reading

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Fame V. Riches

Since childhood, I have sought fame, to be known and publicly recognized for my talents. Yet as I’ve slipped beyond the midway point of my life’s expectancy, I’ve learn that I’ve had it all wrong. I should have sought riches, … Continue reading

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One-liners

Much of my life can be boiled down to one-liners; some humorous, others serious. All in all, this is a sad state of being. First and foremost is: “Only the mediocre are always at their best.” It’s an apt description … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely

In the 1989 movie, “Raider’s of the Last Crusade,” the bad guy Walter Donovan takes a jewel encrusted goblet, and thinking it’s the one Jesus drank from on the night he was betrayed, drinks from it. He quickly regretted having … Continue reading

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No Rules. Jus’ Write

For years my mantra about this blogging thing had been, “No rules. Jus’ write.” I stole that slogan from the restaurant ‘Outback,’ whose tagline is “No rules, just right.” Then as I continued to write, I realized I did have … Continue reading

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