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Ten Years Ago Today…

March 26, 2013

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Ten years ago on this day my father died. And for the first time in nine years I forgot. He wasn’t my biological father but he was my legal father. He was my grandfather and he adopted me when I was 7 years old. I never called him dad (that was reserved for my step-dad), […]

Un-Chunking The Dixie Chicks

March 19, 2013

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The Iraq War officially started on March 19th, 2003, the conflict that began ten years ago today was only one week old when my father died. On March 10th 2003 the Dixie Chicks, a wildly-popular Texas trio found themselves in the middle of a nightmare after lead singer Natalie Maines said to a London concert crowd, “We […]