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Sucker Punch to the Heart PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mark Fleisher   

I dotted my I's

and crossed my t's
always said thank you
and always said please
but you sucker punched me
straight to the heart

You looked so lovely
in that green Christmas dress
oh, pardon me

"The Beauty Of Freedom" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billie Nardozzi   

Isn't it a wonderful feeling 

And isn't it a wonderful day
To go about with your life
In a casual wonderful way
Just dressing as you please
And doing as you do
And speaking to that someone
On that particular point of view

Escape to Paradise; Our Winter Trip to Maui PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sid Greenhaw   

Introduction (Part 1)

It was never supposed to happen; Ed (my twin) and I being able to enjoy a trip to the Hawaiian islands, specifically Maui together!

First of all it is difficult for us to take time off together since we work for the same company. Secondly, we always considered this a world class, once in a lifetime a trip, beyond our grasp, one for other people; those more privileged, the married, the well healed, those of substantial means. Many of our relatives, including our late mom and dad and also many friends wanted to make this premier trip but never had the opportunity. Therefore, we considered this "The Holy Grail" of vacation trips one that might help us some in compensating for the voids of losing many close family members, the voids of never being married and also serve as a bit of equalizer; of helping us catch up on life's experiences and bring into better balance rewards to hard work and discipline ratios.

Last Updated ( Mar 05, 2017 at 10:43 PM )
"High School Hoopla" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billie Nardozzi   

Yes it goes on

And always will
And here are some examples
That go on still

The whispers about a student
That turns into a chuckle
The joking and the poking
Of that very odd couple

Top Finishers in the Little Rock Marathon and Half Marathon PDF Print E-mail
Written by General Press Release   

Proud Arkansans run away as top finishers
Little Rock, Ark. - More than 12,000 runners and walkers took to the streets of Little Rock for the 15th annual Little Rock Marathon weekend races. Racers competed in the Marathon and Half Marathon events this morning in downtown Little Rock. The following are race results and comments from top finishers:

Marathon Overall Male

Adam Bradbury - Bryant, Ark. - 2:45:43

Chad Silker - Ballwin, Mo. - 2:49:28
Jeremy Provence - Clarksville, Ark. - 2:53:17

Marathon Overall Female

Tia Stone - Searcy, AR - 3:00:44
Katie Cunningham - Arkadelphia, AR - 3:12:01
Christina Satterfield-Gibbons - Longview, TX - 3:15:06

"The Outcast" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billie Nardozzi   

Was gawked at at events and parties
Was ridiculed by former teachers
Was chastised by neighborhood bullies
And unwelcomed by God-fearing preachers
Was disapproved by friends and colleagues
Was disenchanted by any enrapturing

"For My Ex" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billie Nardozzi   

I am glad that you are happy

Even if I am not

I am glad that you fell in love
Even if I have not

I am glad that you reached your goal
Even if I've not yet

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