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Birmingham to Columbus by
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Sorry, I can’t think of a song for this story, it’s too solemn a subject. On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was in Birmingham, AL, for the quarterly meeting of the Environment Sector of the Electric Power Research Institute.  After breakfast at the hotel, a group of us piled into a van to…
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Almost Heaven by
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Prompted By Going to Work

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That really impressed the neighbors!
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Handyman by
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Prompted By Home Repair

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James Taylor described himself metaphorically as a handyman.  I’m the real thing.
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Hello, I Love You, Won’t You Tell Me Your Name? by
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Prompted By Senior Moments

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There's always the Google machine.
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Summertime… by
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Prompted By That Summer

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While we were practicing parking, the brakes went out on my dad's Buick LeSabre! 
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There’s a Place… by
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Prompted By Hobbies

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So, over the last 65 years, I have progressed from my room to my recliner and my shop, and I am as happy as a clam.
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Say Yes to Michigan by
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Prompted By Family Trips

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Hey, there’s gray poop on everything here!
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O Canada by
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Prompted By Family Trips

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I get to drive and carry stuff.
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Happiness is a Warm Gun by
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Prompted By Guns Then and Now

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I grew up with guns.  When we were young, my brothers and I had cap guns, which made a loud noise (the caps had dots filled with gunpowder) when we could convince our parents to buy rolls of caps for us.  In elementary school, just ten to fifteen years after the end of World War…
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I’m on the Outside Looking In… by
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Prompted By Cliques and Clubs

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When I was in first and second grade, I went to Central Elementary, the “school on the hill”, the one which all the kids who would later be in the “in-crowd” attended.
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