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First Dose of Moderna

Today, my wife and I each got the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Thanks Dolly! So far — some nine hours later — no side effects to speak of. The injection site feels about as sore as a seasonal flu shot makes you feel. I can tell you that, again, so far, this […]

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Quality Time

Quality time with our grandson, S.J.:

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R.I.P. Sundance Landry

Our dog died today. His name was Sundance and he was a good boy. He joined our family before my kids could even drive, and now he’s gone. Sundance was the light of our lives. He was always ready to go out in the back yard and play, play, play. His favorite toy was a […]

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NYT: How Italians Became ‘White’

Brent Staples, writing at the paper of record: Darker skinned southern Italians endured the penalties of blackness on both sides of the Atlantic. In Italy, Northerners had long held that Southerners — particularly Sicilians — were an “uncivilized” and racially inferior people, too obviously African to be part of Europe. Racist dogma about Southern Italians […]

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Remembering Cisco Landry, seven years on

As I do every year on the 9th of October, I take a few moments to remember… Seven years ago today, my family lost a beloved member… our faithful companion, Cisco Landry.

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Remembering Cisco Landry, six years on

Six years ago today, my family lost a member. Our faithful companion, Cisco Landry.

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Happy Festivus!

I would like to extend to everyone my warmest wishes for a Happy Festivus and a Happy Holiday season.

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R.I.P. Cassidy Landry

It is with heavy heart the I bid a loving farewell to my precious Cassidy, the matriarch of the Landry family, who passed away this morning at the age of 71. She was a lovely, loving girl, and a driving force in our lives. She will be forever loved and missed.

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California governor signs controversial right-to-die bill

Physician-assisted suicide will become legal in California under a bill signed into law today by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, making it the fifth state in the nation to give terminally ill patients a legal right to die. As hard as it may be to believe in today’s ultra-political culture, my Mom–who was an RN–told me […]

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