Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Mountains of New Mexico

In 1975 we took a trip to New Mexico to visit my girlfriend and her husband. The main thing I remember about the trip is they lived out in the desert. When they went into town for groceries, they took … Continue reading

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Family Friday: Reunions at the Bingo Hall

Each year my Dad’s side of the family has a reunion. Over 50 years ago the Smith family started this tradition. I’m not sure when this picture was taken of me and my siblings but I’d guess between 18 and … Continue reading

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Chocolates & Segways

We recently visited Pigeon Forge, TN to attend a reunion for the Vietnam veterans that served at the Tuy Hoa Air Force Base during the war. Ronny had the opportunity to catch up with his crew members that he hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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Family Friday: Just Like Dad

The first soccer game of the season and you score a goal, then another goal and you are on top of the world. Then out of the blue you slip on the ball, land on the ground in an awkward … Continue reading

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Summer Breeze

I loved going to my Grandpa Grayson’s house, especially when my three cousins were with me. He lived out in the country with plenty of space to run and play. The main part of the house had a large room … Continue reading

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Annual Flag Picture

Although the kids appear to be praying, I promise you it wasn’t that bad. Getting the right picture just seems to be a challenge for our family. But what a family we are! Each year the boys get more handsome and the girls … Continue reading

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America the Beautiful

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Rome has the Colosseum and Ireland has its castles. But none of these compare to the attractions right here in the USA. On a recent trip to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, we drove … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at the Lake

A couple of weeks ago my youngest son took me out on his boat for the afternoon. The weather was perfect (well maybe just a bit hot), and the lake was smooth as glass. We found a small cove, donned our … Continue reading

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