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Want To Hear A Halloween Tale?

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        Several weeks ago, Polly, the boys, and I gathered with some friends for a good, old fashioned family time.  As everyone arrived, the adults talked while the children, excited to see each other in a setting other than school, ran back and forth from the living room to the playroom to […]

Entertain Your Family and Friends

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  Years ago, I became convinced that the best writers in the world have not yet been published.  I am certain that the best singers are not in New York or Las Vegas or on your radio.  They are most likely in a local band down the street from you or in your church choir!  […]

What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You!

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Last week, two people drowned on Perdido Key.   Our house is not on the beach, but we do live near it and every time something tragic happens in or around our coastal community, the news spreads quickly.  Unfortunately, drownings are a fairly common occurrence anywhere tourists and saltwater meet.  In fact, on the same […]

Like To Laugh?

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It was soon after The Traveler’s Gift was released that I began hearing what I now consider to be my most asked question . . . As the book took on a life of it’s own, “the question” seemed to do the same.  Through the publication of subsequent books, DVD’s, and CD packages, “the question” […]

What Do I Do Now?

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After my last posting entitled “Here We Go …”, I have enjoyed reading your comments on the blog, on Twitter, and on Facebook. I have also talked to quite a few of you in person.  It has been interesting to note that as excited as we all seem to be, there is one question that […]

Here We Go

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  Click above to have Andy read the blog to you.   I don’t know when you are reading this, but I am writing it in the middle of the night.  That seems to be the proper time for a decision such as this.  Most public figures would be counseled earnestly to avoid what I […]

27 Years And Counting . . .

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Last week was a bit of a milestone for me.  The Gulf State Park Pier was reopened after almost five years of rebuilding since the devastation of Hurricane Ivan.  During that period of time, I also wrote and released The Noticer, a book that begins its story under that very pier.   With Polly and […]