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Six months and man’s best friend

Six months. Six months and I still can’t see his picture without getting emotional. Cisco was a remarkable dog; he was a wonderful companion, but more than that, he was a friend, taken far too soon. Damn I miss him.

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R.I.P. Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert, writing in 2011: I do not fear death: I will pass away sooner than most people who read this, but that doesn’t shake my sense of wonder and joy

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R.I.P. Cisco Landry

Cisco Landry, faithful companion and devoted friend, passed away peacefully this evening at approximately 4:45pm with his family, Chrissy, Paul and Justin Landry, at his side. He will be forever loved and missed.

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Why Dogs are Man’s Best Friend

Our dog Cisco, has lymphoma, and sadly is nearing end-of-life. His lymphoma is advanced, and he is beginning to show signs of pain that his medication cannot control. Yet, he keeps trying to comfort me, and my wife who is distraught, over the difficult but necessary decision to put an end to his suffering. Oh, […]

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On Furnaces, Falls, and Childhood Memories…

Ah, the momentary musty aroma of the furnace turning on for the first time in the Fall, after its long rest through the Spring and Summer… It lasts only a minute or two, but each year that familiar fragrance transports me instantly back in time to my childhood home and warm memories of my mom, […]

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Essential Rules of Gunfighting Everyone Should Know

(You may someday have to apply one or more of these…) 1) Bring a gun; when possible, bring at least two guns, all of your friends that have guns and FOUR TIMES the ammunition you think you could ever need. 2) Guns have only two enemies: rust and inexperience. a) Practice. Practice reloading one-handed and […]

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A few random thoughts on shaving and razors

As much as I like my Gillette Fusion ProGlide Power Ultra-Turbo Incredi-Glide Performance Pro Series razor, I have to admit that the quantum leap in comfort came with the Mach 3 series. The 5 blade system is decidedly more comfortable than the 3 blade system, but the increase in comfort in moving from 3 to […]

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