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Dreams of Making Millions

Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit? Do you sometimes sit around with your calculator and wonder just how much money you could make? Do you have the vision of working for yourself? Are you one of those who realize working … Continue reading

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Got Student Loans?

June. It is a fine time of the year. It is a time for Father’s Day and graduation. The fathers probably pretty well have it figured out. The graduates, on the other hand, may be still working on it. Congratulations, though, … Continue reading

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Typewriters

Writing is a way of life for some. We are compelled to write, we don’t write just because we want to. There are some stories that must absolutely be told, either by word of mouth or by printed page. Now … Continue reading

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General Quarters

“General Quarters! General Quarters! All hands man your battle stations!” I don’t hear this call over the 5MC anymore, but yesterday morning felt as if I was back in the stress of GQ. It was 0530 when I woke, and … Continue reading

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Anniversary

Today marks the one-year anniversary since starting this blog. Gotta tell ya, it’s been a helluva a great ride! And to think it was all influenced and started by Ardis and I watching a movie about cooking (Julie & Julia). My … Continue reading

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Wow! Thanks!

I was surprised this week, when I found my blog had attained the distinction of acquiring more readers than I could possibly have imagined. From all over the world! And all this since I started the blog last August. For … Continue reading

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Writer’s NATOPS

In the days of flying tactical jets, I spent time reading the NATOPS manual and pocket checklist (PCL). Carrying the PCL in the lower pocket of your G-suit could sometimes keep you out of trouble and if you found yourself … Continue reading

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On Being a Writer

One thing about being a writer is that you have to write well, especially when it comes to “selling yourself.”  In other words, when you put together a proposal or write a query letter to an editor, the writing has … Continue reading

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The Speed of a Sneeze

One of the things we will do before turning in for the evening is watch a little bit of TV before going to bed, usually the evening news.  As is her habit, Gracie the cat will settle in between the … Continue reading

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Identity Theft Lesson No. 1 for High School Grads

I am working on a book for young people to help them acclimate to life after high school. This is an excerpt from that project. If you have a son, daughter, niece, or nephew in this age group, this may … Continue reading

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