Monthly Archives: May 2009

Magic Mania

  So, last week after the Magic beat the Celtics to move on to face the Cavs, I stuck my head out the window of my condo. It was late, near midnight, and I wanted to see if any of my neighbors had been watching the win. No lights on around me. “Woo hoo! Magic […]

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Another Solution to Fatherlessness

I have written a few times about the sad statistics and the problems I’ve seen with friends who have grown up without fathers. The generational problems that come with men who neglect their children is the biggest issue I believe our country is facing–yes, the biggest issue. It’s ramifications effect every strata of society. Today, […]

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Top Guy

Although I have lived in Orlando 18 years, I had never been to tour Cape Canaveral until my nephew Ted came this Easter holiday. Teddy, my buddy Keegan, and I headed out for a full day of space study. My previous memories of such things stem from the brilliant Air and Space Museum in D.C., […]

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Dreading Mother’s Day

  I usually skip Sunday services on Mother’s Day. It’s just too much to go alone, sit alone, leave alone and hear of the high calling of mothers.  Sometimes my arms physically ache,  like the phantom pains of amputees. I know Mother’s Day can be loaded for lots of people, not just childless ones: folks […]

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National Day of Prayer

I read that the Obamas are not hosting an event in the White House honoring the National Day of Prayer this year here. In 2002, I was fortunate enough to accompany Mrs. Bright to Washington and the White House for this great event. (Above, Mrs. Bright introduces me to Shirley Dobson, chair of the event.) […]

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Pig Disease on my Plane

So last night I am returning from Ohio on a work trip, almost home to Orlando via Atlanta. On the Atlanta leg, a gentleman nicely dressed with way too much product in his hair and his wife (?) who has been happily enhanced in her abundant assets sit across the aisle from me. I am […]

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Fatherlessness, part 2

So, tomorrow is Kiera and Kisi’s wedding and here I am at home, like a nervous mother, rehearsing details and schedules. Yesterday we went to meet with our pastor, Jeff, and it moved me so, I figured I’d write about it. Neither Kisi’s nor Keira’s fathers are coming to the wedding. For years, I have […]

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