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“An Ocean of Wonder”

I was such a good-looking little boy (no way I’m posting a picture!). Just imagine: a skinny eight or nine years old, hair buzzed to sandpaper bristles—thanks, Dad—glasses with lenses so thick that I had perpetual bruises on the bridge … Continue reading

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“Clear Thinking”

When I graduated from college, I had it in my head that I wanted a motorcycle. I’d had one for a short time during my freshman summer, but I wasn’t making any money and had to give it up. In … Continue reading

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“Give Me Another Ball”

I always had a great time with my father-in-law. Gene was someone who really knew how to have a good time. He wasn’t just a partier; he was the party! Give him thirty seconds, and he’d know the bartender’s or … Continue reading

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“Just over the Hill”

I’ve been skiing—sort of—for fifty years.  I started on the golf course in Rock Port, Missouri, where I grew up, and didn’t actually make it to the mountains of Colorado until I was in my 30s.  I tried to go … Continue reading

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