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Hopefully, They will Say...

Does It Matter?

Love Found

Who Knew?

My Little Dog named-Art



Yesterday's Autumn

A Bowl of Cheers?

I Say!

My Quest

Near Miss

Dreams of Yesterday

Do You Remember?

Ten

When is it all going to end?

Sleep

Just Let It Be

La Vie en Rose

Heads in the Sand?

If I've Learned Anything!

Silver Bullet

The Path We Choose

A Soldier's Integrity

What is that Sound?

Back in the 50's Tonight!

A Red Rose

Golden as Gold can Be!

Robin Fly Away

You See!

The Demise of the Old Cowboy

What Will I Miss?

Ode to Christian "Kiki" Fenot

Bobby and Me

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True Story

On July the 20th, 1969, my wife, eleven year old son and my four year old daughter were on an aircraft flight to Paris to visit relatives, when the pilot came on the intercom and in a jubilant voice announced;
"We have just landed on the moon!" (Meaning; The Apollo #11 Space craft)
My four year old daughter Monique immediately began crying and screaming; "I don't want to be on the moon! I want to go home to my Daddy!" It took her mother and brother several minutes to calm her down and convince her that she was not on the moon. We still kid her about the incident to this day.

Oh! How time does fly!

(c)1998





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