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The Rambling Texan’s Coastal Maine Travel Guide

(This post departs from the RT’s normal series of Ruminations for something extremely practical.) (Please note that this post has been updated to correct an egregious error in the chemical notation below, pointed out by the RT’s daughter.) Introduction Let’s … Continue reading

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Rumination XXXIII – Heaven Help Us

As the RT noted in his last post, everything that’s happening in the American political arena is all his fault. I’ve been guilty of putting my trust in people and establishments other than the Lord, so He’s going to let … Continue reading

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Rumination XXXI – Something Like Scales

(The following was originally written in 2003 and posted on my son Riley’s website.) Every once in a while, I hear someone say something like “Does God still work in the world today?” or perhaps more decidedly, “God doesn’t work … Continue reading

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Rumination XXX – Time Marches On

The RT does a fair amount of traveling, mostly by air, but if it’s under a six-hour drive (my air-to-car travel threshold), I’ll generally drive. I thoroughly enjoy the solitude of time alone behind the wheel. I can zone out … Continue reading

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Rumination XXVIII – 25 Things Never Said by a Real Texan

It’s been a mighty long time since the RT has written anything about the Good Ol’ Republc of Texas. So here goes. Twenty-Five things you’ll never hear a Real Texan say: I wish I lived somewhere else. This chili is … Continue reading

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The Rambling Texan’s Austria-Bavaria Travel Guide – Teil Zwei (Part Two)

Realizing that Teil Ein (Part One) of The Rambling Texan’s Austria-Bavaria Travel Guide was entirely too much reading for the RT’s ADHD readers to endure in one sitting, future sections of this ever-expanding document will be much briefer. Here are … Continue reading

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The Rambling Texan’s Austria-Bavaria Travel Guide

Regular readers of the RT’s ramblings will immediately recognize that this post does not carry the RT’s typical headline of “Rumination”. Instead, the following is a free Austria-Bavaria (AusBav) travel guide, based on his recent trip with his daughters to … Continue reading

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Rumination XXVII -Call Me “Mallard” …

I ask that you, Dear Reader, not refer to me as the RT any more. From now on, please call me “Mallard”.  “Why”, you ask? Well, for years, I’ve been a duck trapped inside a homo sapiens’ body. And I’ve … Continue reading

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Rumination XXI – It’s True: You Can Never Go Home

It’s official … I’ve now returned to every place my family lived as we trekked across the United States as part of my Dad’s railroad career. Being a railroad family is much like being a military family. Every two to … Continue reading

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Rumination XX – Let Me Tell You About MY Dad

Let me tell you about MY Dad, Robert R. McClanahan. He’s the greatest Dad ever. As a kid, I thought he was a superhero, and as I’ve gotten older, that feeling has only become stronger. Here’s why: • He was … Continue reading

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