Bring Back Barack 2020

Bring Back Barack 2020 This isn’t my political strategy, but it is the strategy of the Democratic National Committee. Someone in a room somewhere is working on this sure as the sun is going to be eclipsed by the moon tomorrow. It’s really quite simple. Run Barack Obama as the Democratic nominee against Donald J.

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Last Friday of July 2017

It’s the last Friday of July 2017. The eighth month of the year is upon us. Where did the first seven go? Last night three GOP senators killed a chance to repeal Obamacare. My premium is $821.55 a month already. It will be higher next year. My neurosurgeon wants to send me to a neurologist.

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Overcoming 10.5 Months of Opioids is Not Easy

Overcoming 10.5 Months of Opioids is Not Easy As a result of a chiropractic injury, I spent 10.5 months on opioids and the results of having been off them for almost four months now still afflict me. On Friday the 13th, May, 2016, I went to what was then an unlicensed chiropractor operating in Mesquite,

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Zelda Fitzgerald’s Parents’ Graves–The Sayre Graves

Zelda Fitzgerald’s Parents’ Graves–The Sayre Graves The graves of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald’s parents are in Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Alabama. They are marked as #28. They are not easy to find unless you know what you’re looking for. How To Find The Sayre Graves Heading east on Upper Wetumpka Road in Montgomery, go past the

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The Barrowfields–Book Review

It’s taken longer than it should have but last week I read The Barrowfields by new author, Phillip Lewis.¬† The book starts out a little slow, but once you immerse yourself in the story, and that becomes easier to do with each passing page, Lewis takes hold of you with his quality, rich characters. I

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The Artist’s Way–Week 11

The Artist’s Way–Week 11 I’ve reached Week 11 of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. My life has changed tremendously in the past 11 weeks. I will tell you that. Probably more so than any stretch of time the rest of my entire life. The positive impact this book has had on me can scarcely be

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Zelda, Almost Home

The premise for the short film Zelda, Almost Home became quite simple: Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1900, lived a wild and tumultuous life with the author of The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, whom she met in 1918. What if she came back today as a ghost? The inspiration to shoot Zelda,

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Mesquite Summer Sizzle

Mesquite Summer Sizzle Today in Mesquite, Texas, the city held their Summer Sizzle event in Paschall Park. The day wrapped up with a spectacular fireworks display. To shoot the event, I parked my car at Mesquite’s Hodges Park and walked along the Butterfly Trail, which I walk daily during sunlight hours. To get a prime

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Drawing Art for My Novel Writing

Novel Writing With Pictures I have 51 days left to finish revising my novel writing for The Voodoo Hill Explorer Club and to turn it in to SMU’s The Writer’s Path program. I have spent time each of the past few days with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil in Adobe Sketch and in Notes drawing

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The Haley Buggin’ Guitar Riff Ditty

The Haley Buggin’ Guitar Riff Ditty Guitar riffs. We hear them and they earworm their way into our consciousness and then burrow in for a long stay. Last night about 8 p.m. I downloaded an app to tune my guitars and one for my mandolin. I never got to the mandolin. I tuned the guitar

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