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LEAVE IT AT THE BELL

Ring the bell. Ding! Ding! Boxing rings, casinos, Vegas, Atlantic City..... can you see the bright lights? My Daddy liked to watch the sport of boxing on the Telly and live. Uncle Ed has traveled to boxing matches with My Daddy in the City of Atlantic. Get it? City of Atlantic. Namaste Ways.

A wrestler in high school and in the service, my Daddy enjoyed watching boxer’s skills. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, the great smell of brute and the punch of ALI. I met Muhammad Ali at ORD one afternoon as he was in a transport at a magazine stand. I was humbled and speechless, attempting to greet without sounding moronic. Ding! Ding! The boxing match round begins


and ends with the sound of the bell. The power and mystic of the Ding! Ding! There is theory that the sound Ding Dong also comes from a bell. Ding Dong ahhhhh cake. I really like a good cake. Do you?

Cake, Fathers Day Celebratory Cake, when consumed in quantity may swell your J-Lo and Pandemic belly like a bee sting. Go ahead EAT the Cake. Celebrate. For this read Ding Dong is a type of cake-eat the cake-then grab a few moments of mat time, appreciate yourself-Thank your Father figures-celebrate. Namaste Ways Ding! Ding!

My place of employment has a set of bells outside the employee entrance. The theme is leave it at the bell. The bells signify two serene actions. The first action:

on the way into work, ring the bell which means you leave everything before work at the bell. The second action: on the way out of work ring the bell which means you leave everything from work at the bell. Leave it at the bell. Ding! Ding! Sounds like two simple actions both with a significant mood lifting purpose.


Leave it at the bell is significant for the boxer dance, which begins and  ends with Leave it at the bell. Possibly, my Daddy (which is really more than my Daddy, as there are four of us) acknowledged a boxer’s grace, finesse, speed, agility, muscular skeletal strength, focus, training regimen, definitive determination, and never throw in the towel attitude even when down for the count-knocked out cold. Ding! Ding!