Category Archives: Personal

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It’s no longer “when” but “now that I’m …”

Well, this song has special meaning for me today. when-im-64-the-del-mccoury-band Funny, I don’t really think of myself as that old, but my body gives me a reality check pretty much every day. A few other 64-year-olds: Steve Martin, Rod Stewart, … Continue reading

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Corey’s Art Show this Weekend

Our son Corey is a very talented artist who will have his drawing and paintings on display this weekend at San Diego’s “Art Walk on the Bay” at Seaport Village. Come check it out Saturday or Sunday from 10 a.m … Continue reading

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Cruise Photos

We flew home from London on Saturday night and I’ve been a bit jet lagged and real busy trying to get caught up. We had a great time indulging ourselves on the cruise and the bathroom scale proves it. I … Continue reading

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Last Stop on an Amazing Cruise

Yesterday we arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark and spent most of the day exploring the city which has some very interesting sights to see. There are lots of tourists, shops and crowded streets. We took a little tour this morning and … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ to Copenhagen

The last few days have been incredible. Saturday and Sunday we visited St. Petersburg, the former capitol of Russia. It’s a fascinating city with a lot of history which I discovered I don’t really know much about. The city is … Continue reading

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Greetings from Helsinki!

Just got back from a fascinating tour of Helsinki, Finland and some of the surrounding countryside. I’ve learned quite a bit about these Nordic countries that I didn’t know before. I’ve always heard of Finland (like during the Winter Olympics) … Continue reading

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Cruising on the Baltic!

Marci and I left Harwich, England on Saturday on the cruise ship Constellation and woke up Sunday in Amsterdam, Holland. We did a walking tour of the city under clear blue skies and also a boat right through the many … Continue reading

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We’re Going On A Cruise!

Tomorrow Marci and I fly to London for a cruise to northern Europe with my sister Mary and her husband Gary.  We’ll be visiting places like Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Berlin, St. Petersburg.  Just unbelievable. We never thought we’d ever get to … Continue reading

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Guess who caught the biggest fish?

I finally managed to take a day off from writing yesterday to do a little fishing.  My son Corey went with me.  Shortly after we left, two of the four tires on my boat trailer went flat and I had … Continue reading

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Another Good Week in Mexico

I just returned from a week-long (June 7-12) mission trip in Ensenada, Mexico with a group of families from Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee.   My good friend Ken Elben is the student ministries pastor there and he invited … Continue reading

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