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Chasing Easter

Chasing Easter

Pierre Fontenot May 6, 2022 Comments Off on Chasing Easter

Most Easters find me in motion, without emotions. I am aware, wish to care, but for all that I intend, mostly I just attend. I’VE BEEN ALIVE for 65 Easters.  Discount the kiddie ones, that still leaves

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Saving My Bullets

Saving My Bullets

Pierre Fontenot March 24, 2022 Comments Off on Saving My Bullets

In my youth I watched B Westerns. There was always a horse chase. No matter how flat the terrain, the good guy (white hat) and the bad guy (black hat) always found some mountain

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We Are Each A Quilt

We Are Each A Quilt

Pierre Fontenot March 4, 2022 Comments Off on We Are Each A Quilt

Dear Reader, Someone asked me what turning 65 was like.   I thought, ‘Aging is like being a quilt.’ Every House Had A Singer  I am old enough to remember a childhood where every house

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Generational Character

Generational Character

Pierre Fontenot February 11, 2022 Comments Off on Generational Character

I witnessed my father do a U-turn, to go back to a convenience store, because the clerk had given him too much change.   Another young man of that generation, parents both dead, he

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And Now Comes 2022

And Now Comes 2022

Pierre Fontenot January 21, 2022 Comments Off on And Now Comes 2022

2021 was a fast year.  They do get that way, as you age. Aging is quite the mystery, in a million measurements.  How one looks at time is something they don’t warn you about

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Hurricane Laura – The Book

Hurricane Laura – The Book

admin January 4, 2022 Comments Off on Hurricane Laura – The Book

Like We Were A Rented Mule  Of the 329 million people in America in the year 2020, nobody had a harder year, than the 313 thousand people of Southwest Louisiana.  The area’s largest city,

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Poor Childhood, Rich Life

Poor Childhood, Rich Life

Pierre Fontenot December 9, 2021 Comments Off on Poor Childhood, Rich Life

If all you knew about Yvonne was this one picture, you might think she had a soft, easy life, maybe even born with a silver spoon.  Not so, not so. She’s the second youngest

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The 2021 Hurricane Season

The 2021 Hurricane Season

Pierre Fontenot November 19, 2021 Comments Off on The 2021 Hurricane Season

If I were a declaring type person, I’d declare the 2021 hurricane season over.  (Weather type people play it safer.  To them it’s not over until after Thanksgiving.)   But even a Louisiana civilian

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Purpose For Average People

Purpose For Average People

Pierre Fontenot October 8, 2021 Comments Off on Purpose For Average People

Tiger Woods was a kid, first time I saw him handle a golf club on TV. I reacted like someone in 1762 reacted, seeing six-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart play a piano for the king.

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Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Pierre Fontenot September 20, 2021 Comments Off on Purpose for the Sake of Purpose

Two years ago, I was on the straight road, to purpose.  Two years later, I pulled over to the shoulder.  GPS can get me to Omaha, but it’s useless, for directions to purpose.  

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