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Miracles

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“Miracles” 
The doctor looked straight at me and in a dry tone that lacked emotion said, “ She has had two strokes.  They have effected the pins of the brain. She may be paralyzed but we are not…

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Choices

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“Choices” 
Six weeks ago, Jana laid in a hospital bed similar to the one her mom lays in now.  Like her mom, she was connected to a vent with tubes in her chest.  

The grim call came…

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A hero dies in Eastern Kentucky

My heart has been breaking with all of the tragic stories coming out of Eastern Kentucky.  The floods had ravished many small towns and have ruined many lives.  The one bright side of the story has been that Kentuckians from…

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The pain of addiction

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I’m going to tell you something that I’m sure you all know by now….addiction sucks. Shocking…huh? 

I’ve watched it tear someone down piece by piece until they now lay on a ventilator.  

These are pictures…

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Hit by a train

October 18, 2020 is a day that will be forever embedded in Jack Williamson’s mind. It was just three days before his 35th birthday. It was the last day he ever did Heroin.  It was also the last day he…

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Sunday Mornin’!

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Sunday mornin’!  Growing up I had a weekly ritual. I would wake up and head straight to the front porch. There my treasure awaited me…The Sunday newspaper! 

First…was the sports pages….either the weekly large list of…

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The Dang 70s

 

So….suddenly I’m infatuated with a 50 year-old song I used to hate. Admittedly, the song is still horrible; but the simplicity is why I play it every few days on YouTube.  

Some old songs grab you because of…

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Heroin Hearse


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Ambulances and fire trucks became common in McDonald’s parking lots. Men sprawled on the streets of Huntington. Sirens were heard day and night.  

A biker took off his helmet and climbed into a long black…

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The Steak Dinner


Been a busy week.  Payday. Been a lot of dinners lately on Jimmy John’s porch with my date AJ Dawg. The Gargantuan is my favorite. Well, our favorite. It’s stacked with an overflowing amount of lunch meat. As the meat…

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Veterans Helping Heroes

Once in a great while, you meet a man who is on a mission so noble that his effort leaves you in awe. I just talked to that guy on the phone. 

So my friend Manuela was telling…

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420Jim

So AJ Dawg and I woke up to a beautiful Sunday morning yesterday. A very rare second day off in a row and we were both feeling lazy from being lazy the day before. So needing a little exercise…

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The beauty around us

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Watched the sun be swallowed by a red and blue striped sky last night….watched this morning as it rose triumphantly over Huntington. Seen some tragic moments lately. Witnessed a miracle or two as well.  

The beauty…

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