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A guys guide for gift giving and card signing for Valentines Day/ holidays.


This guide is for everyone, whether in a new relationship or an established one. 1.  Just met, you like her but it’s very new. The gift: Get something you know she likes from a shop you know she goes to.  You are not expected at this phase to buy "the perfect" gift, just one that… Continue reading A guys guide for gift giving and card signing for Valentines Day/ holidays.

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Tennis and Poetry: “If” recited by Federer and Nadal


Combining some of my favorite things i.e.  poetry, tennis, and tennis players.  This Wimbledon promo is simply a fortunate find.  Without further ado, I present Roger and Rafa reciting Rudyard Kipling's "IF" which adorns the entrance to center court at Wimbledon.      IF by Rudyard Kipling (‘Brother Square-Toes’—Rewards and Fairies) If you can keep your… Continue reading Tennis and Poetry: “If” recited by Federer and Nadal

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We have a new president.


Barack Obama is the President of the United States.  America has taken a step toward maturity by electing the right candidate no matter what race.  Finally, a dream has been realized.  Many people are very happy and there is a sense of hope all over the world.  I join in that pride and re-post Dr,… Continue reading We have a new president.

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In Memorium : JFK jr.


In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha's Vineyard, Mass. I remember hearing the first words of the missing plane and who was on it and knowing it was over.  I knew the circumstances,… Continue reading In Memorium : JFK jr.