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We took a few weeks relocation hiatus so apologies if your Sunday Morning Coffee got cold. I’d be remiss if I didn’t thank everyone that called and wrote that they missed us. Thanks to both of you. It’s only fitting as a new Nevada resident we get back into gear on Nevada Day weekend. I...
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It was late Monday afternoon and we were making better time than I would have guessed. The tedium of the west Texas panhandle turned into the magnificent rock formations and colors of New Mexico. The posh Best Western was awaiting us sixty miles across I-40 in Santa Rosa, right smack on Route 66 where Tod Stiles and...
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Like almost everything else in life these days, getting on a bicycle used to be easier. Much easier. Nevertheless, last Monday I put my left foot on the left pedal and then somehow raised my right leg over the rupture bar, swung it over the high seat and without making a scene landed my right...
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Dad: When Jack Crystal died of a heart attack in 1963 his son was 15. They shared only 700 Sundays in their years together. Billy Crystal was Jack’s kid and his Broadway show by the same name was a huge hit. I’ve seen it three times. The poignancy of the story never gets old. Dad,...
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“Cinco de Bypass”. Ever heard of it? “Triple bypass”…yes. “Quadruple bypass”…absolutely. But what term am I supposed to use to let people know that Roy had not three, not four, but FIVE arteries bypassed? A year ago we celebrated our 25th anniversary on an African safari. On Thursday we celebrated #26 in Birmingham fretting over...
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The wonderful sounds of silence that emanated from Central Alabama last week was exactly the way the leaders of Birmingham and the Birmingham Jewish community wanted it. A shriek of glee from Andi Berger momentarily broke that silence on Tuesday when she learned news that was exactly the way she wanted it, too! For the...
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I turned 65 yesterday. Okay, that’s over with. So thanks to everyone who sent well-wishes. Also thanks to everyone that didn’t want to mention my age or didn’t know about it or just didn’t give a shit. You all are very special to me. And thanks to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who...
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Mom, you would have loved last night. You know it’s not every often me, Mike and Kenny get together anymore. Everyone’s busy doing their own thing and even if we wanted to spend more time with each other we have miles to overcome: I am literally a thousand miles away from Mike in New Jersey...
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It’s said the best day of the year in Alabama to go grocery shopping, get a table without waiting at Cracker Barrel or even drive blindfolded, is the last Saturday of November when Alabama plays Auburn and the state, and it’s five million residents go on television lockdown for three-plus hours. Alabama v Auburn is...
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