Category Archives: Just Because

Happy Birthday to my BFF!

The first day of high school (Fall, 1974), the girl sitting in the desk in front of me in my first class (German II, with Herr Suhr) turned around and said, “Hi! I’m Becky.”

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Happy Pi Day (03/14)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel a couple of years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – can’t be letting her have all the … Continue reading

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Happy Texas Independence Day!

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Easy Listening Sunday – “You and I”

. Michael Buble, sexy and soulful – the boy can eat crackers in my bed any time. (The lovely Mrs. Buble might have a problem with that…. :P ) . . Have a nice, relaxing day – .

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Valentine’s Day – A Little Romance

. Last night, we went to see “American Sniper” (great movie – if you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it). After the movie, Paul wanted to stick around until the “50 Shades of Grey” theater right next to … Continue reading

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“Rhapsody in Blue”

. Well, I went playing on YouTube again, and this time I ran across several versions of one of my favorite orchestral pieces, George Gershwin’s quintessentially classic American composition, “Rhapsody in Blue“. Rhapsody in Blue premiered in an afternoon concert … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Called My Mother in Three Weeks….

My dear sweet mother sent me a check for my birthday this year. After thinking about what I really wanted, I decided that now that we have a proper fireplace with a mantle, it was time to have a few Christmas stockings … Continue reading

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