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“My Wife”

Born to a world of trouble and strife,
given a slap to start my life.

But troubles and joy, both have I seen
they bother me not for I know what they mean.

For the troubles of life were only natures plan,
to shape and to mold and to make me a man.

For the good things in life, the joy and the fun
or the pride that I felt when I first held my son.

And all of these good things I see in my life,
I owe to you, my wife.

–Phil McCoy

Books I’m Reading


The Elephant in The Room: One Fat Man’s Quest to Get Smaller In A Growing America by Tommy Tomlinson (unread)
The Substitution Order by Martin Clark ****½
Red Station by Adrian Magson ****½
A Pocket History of Human Evolution by S. Condemi & F. Savatier ****
It’s About Time: How Long History Took by Mike Flanagan (unread)
The Storyteller’s Nashville by Tom T. Hall **
My Antonia by Willa Cather ****
Until I Say Goodbye: A Book About Living by Susan Spencer-Wendel ***½

List of My 5 Star Movies


Dolittle (for kids ****)

In A Valley Of Violence (western) ***

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood ****

Yesterday ****


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