Category Archives: Random Musings

Happy 24th Birthday, Kevin!

Dear Kevin, Happy 24th Birthday!! I know I’m one day late with sending you this birthday message, but that’s because I was traveling. Why am I not surprised that I was coincidentally traveling by plane to Chicago on your birthday… … Continue reading

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Go watch Spider-Man… Seriously.

I am certainly not one who regularly follows comics or superhero movies, but I watched the newly-released “The Amazing Spider-Man” last night and was extremely impressed… enough so that I have decided to take some time to write my first-ever … Continue reading

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E Pluribus Unum

We just celebrated the 236th birthday of the United States of America. Across this great nation, the night sky lit with fireworks, as originally instructed by John Adams in a letter to his wife just prior to the signing of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Kevin Ballantine

PHOTO CREDITS: Please mouse-over the photos for corresponding image credits. August 9, 1988 — January 15, 2012 There are certain moments that stand out as turned-down pages in the book of life. There are moments when we are met with … Continue reading

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And so, it begins!

After much deliberation and some repeated prodding by family and friends to write down some of my thoughts, I have decided to start a blog. Besides Facebook, I have never been too fond of all the latest crazies in social … Continue reading

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