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Tom Lawrence

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JUNE 27 THE MOVE IS COMPLETE I have mixed emotions now that I’ve completed the move from my office in Magnolia Cottage to my new office in my home. I packed up and disposed of at least a couple of tons of furniture, office equipment, books and memorabilia, […]

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JUNE 21 SUMMER TIME Today is the Summer Solstice in the northern hemisphere, and over 12,000 modern Druids gathered at Stonehenge to mark the occasion. The solstice went largely uncelebrated here in Opelika. There maybe a few Druids in lower Alabama, probably at least as many as there […]

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  SUMMER TIME The weather is heating up, as is the presidential election, and it appears that Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump have secured their party’s nominations. The conventions will take place in July: first the Republicans on the 18th, and then the Democrats on the 25th. If […]

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JUNE 1 QUOTE OF THE WEEK “You are never too old to learn something stupid.”   HOUSE KEEPING I’m pleased to report that my move from Magnolia Cottage is progressing on schedule. After sorting through over 1,000 volumes of my books, I’ve sold some of the better boxed […]

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  MAY 30 QUOTE OF THE WEEK When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember the Fire Department usually uses water. MEMORIAL DAY This is Memorial Day weekend, and I’m sitting at my desk looking across the room at my father’s military decorations. He enlisted on December 13, […]

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  MAY 25 SPECIAL POST   All bloggers receive many articles every day and many form the basis for an edition of As I Like It! Occasionally I’ll receive something that nails its subject and I will re-post it in its entirety. The following article is one of […]

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MAY 23 QUOTE OF THE WEEK When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember, the Fire Department usually uses water.   Recently, I announced the upcoming publication of my novel, Jake’s Revenge, and one of the unintended benefits of the announcement was an e-mail form Jim Smathers, an […]

The Adventures of Bubba and Junior

  PART I THE STRUGGLE BUGGY When the phone rang, Winston “Bubba” Lovejoy was sitting with his feet propped up on the dashboard of the old yellow school bus that housed the home office of L&S Hauling, LLC. He answered it on the second ring. “L&S, Bubba speaking.” […]

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MAY 16 UPDATE ON JAKE’S REVENGE A week ago I announced the publication of my first novel, Jake’s Revenge and a lot has happened. The cover design has been completed and I have embedded it in this post. I announced that I would only have fifty books printed […]