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Posted by Bob Allard on November 18, 2014 at 9:16am 1 Comment

Well it happen over night that bad snow storm hit south of me and most of Buffalo, Lackawana and below them there there are vehicles stuck and all kinds of business ,schools closed and lets remember our winter driving we need to get into the winter mode kinda watching out for the other person ( myself and a person I know always say they (the other driver)just don't care cause they will tell you I have insurance or why were you not watching out for me.

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Grieving, it became a road upon which I lost even the appearance of listening. Trying to recover from the TBI this past year has been in direct opposition of the silence of the previous road. Grieving was such a silent road, one lost in the dark with no glimmer of any sound or light. Some would say this was a road of depression yet I would beg to differ. I was grieving, I was SAD, I was so lost I could only rely on 2 mentors to guide me to where I needed to go… Continue

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Posted by Bob Allard on November 4, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

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Well I hope you have gone and voted and if not lets go have that cup of coffee and then off to the voting place, YES your vote does count I have heard that the President has said its to late to do anything well not its not to late its to late once the poll places are closed.

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Posted by Bob Allard on November 2, 2014 at 1:04pm 2 Comments

Well Its almost Winter here in WNY as the leaves are falling/changing colors and yes it was snowing Nov. 1 but it did not amount to anything here, and its gone today, nice stop at the light you did not look both ways and I sure hope everyone is wearing their seat belts.

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