Addicted to coffee? Yes, I am

I can’t recall my first cup of coffee, but I certainly do my last. It was about 10 minutes ago, and that holds true for most any time of day I’m asked.

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Emails from France always have great meaning

joel mcneece

They arrive almost monthly and each time I open one I feel a wide array of emotions. Gerard Louis, of Chanteheup, France, emails me regularly and entertains me with his latest discoveries of the World War II experience and the many Americans who fought and died on his native soil.

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Gravity’s 3-D effects make it a great movie experience

joel mcneece

“Gravity,” the record-breaking movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, is a fast, action-packed thriller that mostly left me asking, how did they do that?

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Faith, family and hard work defined G.L. McNeece

joel mcneece

He was one of the best men I’ve ever known and certainly one of the greatest influences of my life.

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Seattle is best NFL experience thus far

joel bruce

Dr. Bruce Longest and I made the most of our three day visit to Seattle last weekend for our annual NFL get-away. We took in all the views from the famous Space Needle, watched them toss fish around like footballs at the Pike Place Market in downtown and enjoyed the mild climate during two fabulous football experiences.

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Second time at Binkley’s near Phoenix just as memorable as the first

joel mcneece

I came home Sunday from my second visit to Phoenix, and just like the first, I kept remembering the same thing – Binkley’s.

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Supervisors aren’t doing wrong, but could be doing better

joel mcneece

After recent comments by the board of supervisors about the need to cut spending to avoid a potential tax increase, it seemed logical to take a look at the current budget situation of county departments to see where they stand.

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Keeping the road hot is OK with me

joel mcneece

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ? Augustine of Hippo
If that is the case, no one can ever accuse me of being a light reader. My Jeep and I have been burning up the road for quite some time now and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Not your typical Friday night of football

joel mcneece

I think it was when I saw the large blow-up tunnel go flying by the Bruce Trojans’ field house door like a balloon spitting out its air, that I knew this wasn’t going to be the normal opener to the high school football season.

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This is a week to celebrate, football is back

joel mcneece

It’s the sound of pads popping, cheerleaders chattering, the roar of the crowd, the pep of the bands, the screams of the coaches, the screeching whistles, and those lights, those tall, beautiful lights fading into the Friday night sky.

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