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Labor Day..

…was spent cooking pigmeat.  A Boston butt to be exact.  I used a good dry rub mixture given to me by the fishin’ bud, Gene, and I labored over a bed of charcoal with some hickory strips thrown in for…
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A quarter…

…of a century has passed since me and the wifey-mae ran through a hailstorm of rice.  Yes after the wedding We were married on a Sunday, August 7th in 19 hundred and 83.  The prior century.  The 20th century.  It…
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Young’uns (that ain’t so young)

My children will always be my children. It’s just that now they are adults (well, the second one is almost an adult). This will be her first Presidential election. Mine was in 1980, when Ronald Reagan went into office One…
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Porch wallerin’

It’s been a while since I’ve posted so here goes:  Last night was spent wallerin’ the porch of my fishing buddy, Gene Wilson.  As stated before, we’ve been friends for 25-nearly 30 years now We both believe in preserving or…
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Linville Ridge Band

With a bit of regret and a sense of relief, I’m announcing the end of The Linville Ridge Band. It’s been a wonderful 6 year journey with many opportunities. And while a band is dis-banding, the friendship remains. I have…
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Blawgin’ & fishin’

Boy, I’ve been pretty much of a slacker of late.  Here it is the 20th of May and the last entry prior to this one was April 30th.  That may change before too long Anyway for those interested, Mountain Heart…
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Opry this weekend

For those interested, my son Aaron, will be playing with Mountain Heart (his full-time gig) on the Grand Ole Opry this Friday and Saturday night.  By clicking on “Opry” you can get performance times for the show and links to…
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Sista’s challenge

Morning all I’ve been behind in blogging lately.  Taxes, young’uns, music-stuff, and taxes.  You know how it goes.  I also got a bit involved in researching my family history through Ancestry.com .  That was fun and interesting, to me at least,…
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The Dan Band for a good cause

The Dan Tyminski Band showed up in my hometown this past Friday night.  This event was organized by The Men’s Club of Morganton, a non-profit club much like the Rotary clubs across the country.  The funds generated by the show…
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