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“The Real Battle Just Begun”

“(Sunday, bloody, Sunday) to claim the victory Jesus won.” – U2 A happy Easter to you all!  And a happy Easter to my beloved sincerelythe80s.com site that I haven’t posted in much the past few months.  The yearly celebration in … Continue reading

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“May the Good Lord Be With You…”

“Down every road you roam” – Rod Stewart This is my new buddy Alex. I wish I had thought to take a better picture, but I was too caught up in our conversation the other day to think about that.  … Continue reading

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My Grandma Ruby

In a break from my traditional type post, my grandma Ruby passed away last week at the age of 102, and I was afforded the honor and privilege of speaking at her funeral yesterday in Pawhuska, Oklahoma.  Below is my … Continue reading

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“And Now, I’m Glad I Didn’t Know…”

Not only one of the great county ballads, but one of the great musical ballads of all-time. Continue reading

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“Is It Any Wonder…”

“I’ve got too much time on my hands?” – Styx My grandma is 102 years old.  I’ve written about her before a few years ago in a post featuring John Mellencamp.  I’m still astounded in the life that she has … Continue reading

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“It’s Christmastime”

“There’s no need to be afraid.” – Band Aid My wife, daughter, and I attended Christmas eve mass with my parents for the first time in years.  It was a 4pm “family service” which felt like every single family in … Continue reading

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“Close Your Eyes, Baby. Follow My Heart.”

“Call on the memories here in the dark” – Ronnie Milsap My parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year.  It’s strange to look at pictures from 50 years ago when they were young, in love, and a whole future … Continue reading

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Awesome Keller and a Strong Two-Song Halloween Playlist

“He wears the same hat and sweater every single day.  And even if it’s hot, outside he wears it anyway!” My sister and brother-in-law have two amazing kids.  Their three-year old boy is a future crime-fighting vigilante or possibly a … Continue reading

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“Put Put Put Puttin’ on the Hits”

An 80’s philosophical question: Who didn’t watch this show and want to be a lip-syncing star? Continue reading

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“Traveling in a Fried-Out Combie”

I said do you speak-a my language? He just smiled and gave me… Continue reading

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