A Peaceful Place

Each of us needs to find that peaceful place in our lives. A place where the outside world doesn't dare penetrate. Somewhere we can recharge our batteries. For me, I love my wife, nature and Autumn in particular ( depending on the situation, not necessarily in that order). I love that time of year when I …

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Duty, Honor and Commitment

"Duty then is the sublimest word in the English language. You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never wish to do less."                                        Robert E Lee Perhaps, Serving in the military myself has helped me to understand a little of the struggle that every defender of our 'nations …

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Coon Hunting

In the Dark I stand motionless Staring across the moonlit landscape We are together but I am alone My thoughts consume me The silence and isolation comforts me My heart quickens as the music starts A solitary howl piercing the night air A crisp baritone shattering the stillness Then silence and again the night possesses …

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McClendon Villa September Challenge Day 26

McClendon Villa September challenge (Back Where I Come From). If you would like to play along, you can find more information on the challenge here. Day #26 – Does your hometown have all four seasons?   Spring – Violent walls of black drift across cobalt skies Trees twisted and mangled by turbulent wind Rain in …

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Autumn in Montana

It is only the first day of your birth, yet you have already sent your color into the vines that cover the fence. As summer dances to a final song, you darkened the sky and hurled your dampness down from the heavens. You sprinkled the night air with the shiver of change. You are not …

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