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Quick Draw (Excerpt From “My Little Book of Essays”)

Years ago I started writing for the sake of it. I spent nights in the streets of Houston… living it Out Loud and Without Regret. I met a lot of great people, and some, not so much. But, the experience was real… and good, and I have always appreciated it. For several years now I have not addressed it, or even tried to make contact with that past, but, I have found myself wanting to get back into it since I have found myself back in this pace for a couple of months now.

When I say that I was in “the streets” I do mean, “in the streets.” Part of what I was trying to do was to be involved in the “matter” of the moment. Being connected to the story was all that mattered to me and it ended up involving days, weeks, spent being homeless, hanging out with derelicts, and the rest. I literally lay my head on the cement for days just to get a conversation with someone who did that for years. I smoked everything with everyone just to hear them speak. When I finally hit the road to pursue the book… anything went. When it comes to the Living… there is no amount of Life that is off-Limits, I feel.
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TOTD – Not All Nature Attacks!

Thought of the Day – Not All Nature Attacks!

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I know a lot of people out there are sincerely scared of hiking in the woods because they fear they might be mauled by a bear. But it got me thinking… Continue reading


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TOTD – I Got Your Family Values Right Here

Thought of the Day – I Got Your Family Values Right Here!

by Senator Brett

While shopping the other day I noticed that the makers of Hot Pockets now sell large quantities of their product in a box labeled, “Family Value” Package. And, it got me thinking… Continue reading


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TOTD – You Are Five Seconds Away From Being Dead!

TOTD – You Are 5 Seconds Away From Being Dead!

by Senator Brett

I know a lot of people out there like the television show Mythbusters. And, I would be lying if I didn’t confess that I have probably watched about twenty, or twenty-five, episodes myself. Sometimes, it’s a pretty good show. However, several years ago they devoted an episode to researching the old wive’s tale of “The 5 Second Rule”, you know, the one that says that a piece of food can hit the floor and it’s still good to eat as long as it doesn’t stay on the ground for more than five seconds.

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