Keeping It Real with Cam Marston

Series produced by Cam Marston

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Cam Marston's short, pithy observations on the world and life as it goes on around him.

For over a year Cam Marston's Keeping It Real commentaries have been broadcast on Alabama Public Radio each Friday at 7:45am during Morning Edition and 4:45pm during All Things Considered. Topics range from golf tournaments, his children's activities, his work-related travel, to his dog and the Elf on the Shelf. Cam's commentaries have quickly won both state and national awards. Each is under four minutes long and new commentaries are added each week.


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19 Pieces

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Myrtice Allen passed away not long ago. She was 98 years old. I had sent her over 500 postcards which she kept in a shoe box in her small apartment.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 03:21
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It was full of footage of my children acting for the camera, playing with each other with neither my wife or me anywhere near. It was a treasure.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 03:20
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I asked this simple question at dinner with a group of strangers. Things went downhill from there.

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 03:28
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The topic of the differences in men and women has been discussed for ages. This explanation, though, solves everything.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 03:27
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Two neighborhood kids came to my door Sunday afternoon and asked to wash my daughter's car.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 03:26
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I entered my first golf tournament and I fit in. Unfortunately.

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 03:37
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He broke a cardinal rule of speaking: never attack your audience or an audience member.

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 03:27
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I was asked to screen candidates for early admission to my alma mater. What they did, and didn't do, taught me a lot.

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:35
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Hungry and looking for love creates good music. Once content, the music suffers.

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:36
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Each city's tallest building reflects the character of that city, or so an old college professor once said.

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:37
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An economist mentioned that the top ten percent of earners save thirty percent of their income. That got my mind spinning.

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2019
  • Length: 03:39
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I commit more sins in the ninety minutes before church than in the entire remainder of the week.

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 03:33
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When clients ask me to help them prepare for the future I take them back to lanterns and candles.

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:40
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After over three million airline travel miles I have thoughts on readying yourself for holiday travel.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:33
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Football season is upon us and many friends wish they could be back on the field just one more time. Me? Not so much.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:43
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My wife and I had to figure out how to get rid of him. He had stopped being fun.

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:31
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Sometimes I see people and know I'm better them.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2019
  • Length: 03:30
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We can talk about intimate, personal, and private things. But we can't talk politics.

  • Added: Nov 22, 2019
  • Length: 03:39
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I tried counting my blessings. Strangely, it works!

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2019
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 1