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As a life-long fan of The Beatles I was excited to learn of The Rutles in the early 80s when I was in high school. One of my favorite songs of The Rutles was a parody called “Cheese and Onions.” For those of you who are Lennon fans, you’ll get the significance of the #8 […]

Firehouse Subs Social Media Handlers Have Lots To Learn It’s time to step back from the computer.  That’s what I’d advise the person(s) at Firehouse Subs who are doing their social media. They’re making matters worse each time they tweet me. A few weeks ago, I sent out a tweet asking what was up with […]

My Myers Briggs is an ISFP, IXFJ, ESFJ and an INTJ  In my quest to write my first novel, not as a plot-first venture, but with a balanced character-first/plot-first approach, I came to read Jeff Gerke’s book Plot Versus Character. In the opening sections of his book, he says he stumbled upon David Keirsey’s book, […]

Red Lion Hotels, thank you. For today is my Mom’s 67th birthday and she’s in Portland staying at your airport hotel. That’s basically all the info I had–“red…. something hotel by the airport,” she mentioned as I drove her to DFW yesterday. So this morning, I got on Google and searched “red hotel airport Portland,” […]

Traffic Fatality Near Certain at 500 Cartwright Rd in Mesquite I have been writing in this space for more than a year now that a traffic fatality is going to happen at 500 W. Cartwright Road on the borders of Mesquite and Balch Springs. Thankfully, I’ve not been proven correct yet, but the past 48 […]

W. Cartwright in Mesquite –One of the most dangerous curves in North Texas I’ve been in the Stoneleigh Apartment complex in Mesquite/Balch Springs, Texas for almost four years now. Over that time, there have been multiple single-car accidents at the intersection exiting the complex and into the curve headed toward Belt Line Road. Most of […]

Ukraine, Where is Jack Ryan When We Need Him?  With all the hubbub going on in the international news media about the events in Ukraine, I somehow have this feeling deep in my heart that somewhere in this world there’s a Jack Ryan type running around going “WAIT A MINUTE! YOU’VE GOT TO LISTEN TO […]

Yosemite‘s Merced River – How I got my iPhone 5s wet and it still works…. My iPhone 5s should NOT be working right now. It should have stopped working about 3:43 p.m. PST on 12.31.13. I’m writing this not as a guide about what to do, but to actually report a miracle.  There I was. […]

John Ed Mathison–How God Redefined My Possible Just a few days past Thanksgiving in 2012, I was in Montgomery, Alabama visiting my mom when I went and met with long-time United Methodist Preacher John Ed Mathison about a book he’d written and was contemplating turning into a book for iPad. The title–When God Redefines The […]

Another Massive DFW Weather Storm–That Didn’t Happen In more than 12 years in DFW now, I’ve come to learn that if the weather foke on DFW TV stations are on the air and now tweeting like Chicken Little, that I need to keep my expectations low. In fact, over the years, it seems like the […]




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