The Doo Abides

“I’m the Dude, so that’s what you call me. That or, uh His Dudeness, or uh Duder, or El Duderino, if you’re not into the whole brevity thing.” While he wondered what all the fuss was about, DooDaddy nevertheless donned his eclipse glasses and gazed skyward. It's this...

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Rockin’ the goat

"I moustache you a question, but I'll shave it for later." Whoever said clothes make the man never met DooDaddy. Because it's all about the whiskers. My father has long been known for his elegant mustache, which he has proudly worn since the seventies (when they were...

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Not Watson’s

"When you hear the whistle blowin' eight to the bar Then you know that Tennessee is not very far ... Chattanooga choo choo Won't you choo-choo me home?" Some of DooDaddy's old colleagues from his Watson's days were organizing a mini-reunion, appropriately enough at...

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The Last First

"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die." I buried my mother one year ago today. The weather didn’t work for a graveside service, so we gathered in the mausoleum instead. But the doors were open, and when the bagpiper played “Amazing Grace,” she walked slowly...

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