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July 4, 2002 – 50th Birthday Celebration – Philadelphia

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July 4, 2002 “It’s my birthday! It’s my birthday! It’s my birthday!” Seems everyone I met and spoke to on July 4th heard my happy birthday announcement.  I also told a few people about my dream to travel to Philadelphia … Continue reading

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July 4, 2002 – Philadelphia, PA – Independence Hall – The Most Historical Room in America

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July 4, 2002 Leaving Gettysburg that afternoon was emotional.  I felt within me a turning point that deepened my understanding of the sacrifices made on the battlefield by both sides.  I pointed my rental car toward the highway leading out … Continue reading

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July 1, 2002 — The Open Road toward History

July 1, 2002 The plans have been arranged.  My suitcase is packed for a one week road trip across Pennsylvania to Philadelphia.  I’ll celebrate my fiftieth birthday on July 4th in Philadelphia.  Then travel along the Hudson River toward Albany, … Continue reading

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It’s not just a Road Trip-it’s an odyssey

May, 2002 About a month after I debated whether of not to take a vacation the first week of July, life started to pile on the pressure. The child support checks arrived late and one got skipped, so that was … Continue reading

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Spring, 2002 – Road Trip Decision

April, 2002. According to my journal, I realized a profound and epiphany moment in my life.  God’s gift to me was writing and to pursue that goal as my first priority was my purpose in life.  I began to compose … Continue reading

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