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Hillbilly Heart

hillbilly heart The city makes my heart beat change To a speed I can’t endure I start to sweat and I can’t breathe To me there only is one cure I have to leave the city life Leave the commotion far behind I’ve got to hit the country For that is where I’ll find I have got a hillbilly heart It’s beats in banjo time … Continue reading Hillbilly Heart

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The Piper at Dunblane

The Piper at Dunblane A chanter cracked from overuse Cheeks salt stained from shed tears Shed for those who lost their lives Lost well before their years The piper played for seventeen Who never saw their best Amazing Grace hung in the air While our hearts beat in our chests The massacre at Dunblane School took seventeen that day One teacher and lo, sixteen more … Continue reading The Piper at Dunblane

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Ranking the Jerseys of the Pecos League — The Distinguished Grizzly

Last year, I ranked the jerseys for every Minor League Baseball league. Well, it is a new year in baseball! So for 2016, I want to rank all the jerseys in every league of the American independents. So I am now on to the Pecos League. Founded in 2011, this independent baseball league has teams […] via Ranking the Jerseys of the Pecos League — The Distinguished … Continue reading Ranking the Jerseys of the Pecos League — The Distinguished Grizzly

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Four From 1970 — The Shlabotnik Report

Back in the days before I started this blog, I considered myself a set collector, even though the evidence in front of me (a long string of partially-completed sets) said otherwise. Over the past couple of years, I’ve come to realize that I don’t really collect with completion as the goal, I collect with satisfaction […] via Four From 1970 — The Shlabotnik Report Continue reading Four From 1970 — The Shlabotnik Report

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Hazard on twelve

Hazard on twelve I went into the pro shop Paid my fees and turned to leave The man behind the counter said “you’re new here…I believe” I said I’d never played here He said “there’s things that you should know” “I’ll grab us both a coffee” “Listen close…before you go” “The first two holes are easy” “nothing there gets in the way” “no bunkers, and … Continue reading Hazard on twelve

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How To Win An Award … — The Musings Of An Opinionated Sod [Help Me Grow!]

Awards. We all pretend we don’t care about them, but if we enter them, we want to win. Sometimes you realise you’ve been well beaten and the person who receives the accolades, genuinely deserves the accolades. But that’s pretty rare. Most of the time, you put on a fake smile and clap as someone saunters … Continue reading How To Win An Award … via How … Continue reading How To Win An Award … — The Musings Of An Opinionated Sod [Help Me Grow!]

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